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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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H&W: Unions to hold conference call with Secretary of State tomorrow

Unions determined to ensure that ‘window for survival’ remains open August 5th: On the day that Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff entered administration, trade unions Unite and the GMB have said they are determined to ensure that a ‘window for … Continue reading

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H&W: Unite warns against selling iconic yard to ‘brand-stripper’

Re-nationalisation would allow workers to get on with the job August 4th: Unite, which represents workers at Harland and Wolff, today warned against allowing the yard to be bought by what the union termed a ‘brand-stripper’ who would jettison the … Continue reading

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