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Unite Champions’ cup launched at Windsor Park by tournament ambassador Pat Jennings

October 17th: The Unite the union Cross-border Champions’ Cup was launched at Windsor Park, home of Northern Ireland football, today. One third of the funding for the Champions’ cup is ring-fenced for local and sporting organisations and initiatives. Speaking for … Continue reading

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Workers jubilant after announcement that sale in principal agreed for Wrightbus confirming hundreds of jobs will be safeguarded

Result was only achieved through mobilisation of workforce who never let up in their efforts Unite to continue campaigning to maximise jobs safeguarded, pay and terms and conditions October 11th: Unite regional officer for Wrightbus George Brash welcomed news that … Continue reading

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Wrightbus workers await their fate in the rain as horse-trading over sale continues

Unite the union has received no response to request to meet with former Wrightbus owner Jeff Wright Conflicting reports leave workers standing at factory gates bewildered about their future October 10th: Unite Regional Officer for Wrightbus, George Brash, challenged both … Continue reading

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Harland & Wolff occupation ends in victory as bid for iconic shipyard is accepted

Jackie Pollock: “When working people organise, everyone wins”  Landmark win will boost confidence of NI workers October 1st: Welcoming this morning’s announcement that the shipyard has been bought with jobs and full terms and conditions secured Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said that … Continue reading

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Wrightbus: Unite calls rally and march as campaign intensifies to save jobs and skills

Wednesday: Workers and their families are called on to attend a mass meeting at 4pm Friday:  March for jobs from Unite Ballymena offices to gates of Wrightbus site where rally will be held September 30th:  Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock … Continue reading

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