Tag Archives: Susan Fitzgerald

H & W: Flacks rumours should not be allowed to distract from crisis

As Monday deadline approaches, NI political representatives must step up  Workers to be joined by families and trade unions outside City Hall at 12.45 tomorrow August 1st: Unite, which represents workers in the troubled Harland and Wolff shipyard, today warned … Continue reading

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As workers protest at Harland & Wolff, unions reiterate nationalisation demand

Workers’ message is clear: “Save our Shipyard” Harland and Wolff must not be allowed to sink by default July 29th: Responding to the protest by workers at the gate of the iconic Harland and Wolff shipyard, which faces the threat … Continue reading

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Johnson must nationalise Harland & Wolff to secure NI productive power

Unions warn jobs and skills will be lost if iconic shipyard closes  Opportunity for DUP to demonstrate influence with new PM July 25th: Trade unions Unite and the GMB today called on the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to … Continue reading

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Guarantees sought from Bombardier for its CRJ workforce in Northern Ireland after Mitsubishi sale announcement

Workforce will be angered that sale was announced without any recourse to trade unions or even management in Belfast Sale opens door to new markets for Mitsubishi but raises concerns for long-term security of approximately 350 jobs Susan Fitzgerald, Unite … Continue reading

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Bombardier bosses agree union demand to end compulsory redundancies in face of industrial action ballot

Company confirm that they will suspend all compulsory redundancies and those workers affected in the most recent round will be offered their jobs back. Talks between unions and management on securing work and growth for Northern Ireland sites will now … Continue reading

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