Tag Archives: Unite NI

77 AVX job loss announcement in Coleraine is a devastating blow to workers and the Northwest economy

Threat to one third of workforce at automotive parts manufacturer as Covid pandemic downturn reduces demand Liam Gallagher, Unite Regional Officer for workers at AVX expressed his dismay after the company provided his union with a HR1 notification for 77 … Continue reading

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Cranswick: latest Covid-19 cluster highlights ongoing failure to address issues in meat sector

Unite urgently seeking clarification and assurances from management “If workers are not safe, nobody is safe” August 20th:  Unite, which has members working at the Cranswick meat processing plant in Cullybackey, which has shut down following a Covid-19 cluster, is … Continue reading

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Bombardier: Latest job losses highlight need for NI rescue strategy

Unite warns that further drop in output and household spending will impede post-Covid recovery Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock says union will not tolerate “stealth shedding” of jobs August 18th:  Unite has said that the news that Bombardier is looking to … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter: Unite ethnic minority members highlight role of unions in combating racism

June 24th: Members of Unite’s Regional Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAEM) Committee have expressed solidarity with all those saying “Black Lives Matter!” in Ireland and around the world.  Pointing out that the global response to the killing of George Floyd … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Contribution of frontline migrant workers to battle against virus must be remembered post-pandemic

Unite warns against scapegoating of migrants during any subsequent economic crisis April 23rd: Trade union Unite, which represents workers in all sectors throughout the island of Ireland, has highlighted the contribution by migrant workers in healthcare and other frontline services … Continue reading

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