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Ballymena march and rally set for tomorrow to demand government action to secure Wrightbus jobs and skills

Jeff Wright must do the right thing and ‘hand back the land’ to protect jobs and skills Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock reiterated his union’s call for the UK government to act to secure a future for Wrightbus and to … Continue reading

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Unite press conference today on threat to jobs at Wrightbus

When: 11am today [Wednesday September 25th] Where: Unite the union office, the Pentagon, 2 Ballymoney Road, Ballymena BT 45 3BY Unite warns of devastating consequences of closure to Ballymena and wider economy if jobs and skills not saved Union challenges … Continue reading

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Secretary of State challenged over government inaction on Harland & Wolff as trade unionists rally at shipyard gates

Speakers at rally reiterate call for nationalisation and contrast government inaction with leadership shown by workforce and trade union movement Secretary of State for NI, Julian Smith MP grilled over failure to safeguard jobs at Harland and Wolff and the … Continue reading

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Trade unionists to rally in support of shipyard workers fight to save jobs and skills at Harland and Wolff

Speakers at trade union rally include Matt Wrack, the General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union and Alex Rogan, GMB convenor at Ferguson Marine Rally to proceed concurrently with Belfast City Council manufacturing forum meeting at which union representatives will … Continue reading

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Bombardier bosses must remove threat of compulsory redundancies hanging over Northern Ireland workforce

Up to a hundred compulsory redundancies planned despite large numbers having their applications for voluntary redundancy rejected Workforce are questioning why Northern Ireland sites are facing the threat of compulsory redundancy while in Canada workers are being ‘reclassified’ rather than … Continue reading

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