Tag Archives: UniteNI

New all-island Champions Cup to focus on communities

All sponsorship money to go to local clubs and community events May 9th: Unite today (Thursday) announced its sponsorship of a new   ‘Unite the Union Champions Cup’. This three year sponsorship will see a two-legged play off (home and away) … Continue reading

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Unions at Bombardier to consult membership on industrial action as company’s global management announce latest redundancies blow in Northern Ireland

Bombardier announces a further 30-35 compulsory redundancies as part of jobs cull only a day after announcing up to forty voluntary redundancies In response to workforce concerns, a consultative ballot of workforce on strike action has been agreed by Unite … Continue reading

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All out strike action by female administrative workers commences at Belfast Taxis

Female workers picket Black Taxis headquarters on King Street after continued management inaction on longstanding pay demands Questions over community interest company bosses’ attitude to women workers with no females on Board, in full-time management staff and only one female … Continue reading

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Fujitsu strike action commences with non-unionised workers refusing to cross picket lines

Belfast workers join colleagues across UK for first twenty-four hour Fujitsu strike action against offshoring and compulsory redundancies Workers demand Fujitsu commit to UK workforce, end offshoring and become a fully accredited Living Wage employer February 28th: Unite the union’s … Continue reading

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Bombardier-Shorts announce 280 jobs to go in Belfast as 1,750 lost in response to downturn in luxury jet market

Union working with management to avoid compulsory redundancies NI Executive needs to take action to defend beleaguered manufacturing sector May 14th: Responding to Bombardier’s announcement that a further 280 jobs are to be lost in Belfast as part of a … Continue reading

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