Tag Archives: West Belfast

Proposed redundancies likely to impact workers at all Northern Ireland Sainsbury’s sites

Team leaders, store supervisors and deputy manager positions will go in UK wide restructuring Unite to engage with management to seek to ensure those affected by job losses are found appropriate employment elsewhere within company January 23rd: Taryn Trainor, Unite … Continue reading

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Caterpillar workers stand united against attempts to divide with sectarian graffiti at Springvale site

Unite contacts political leaders from DUP and Sinn Féin to seek to calm situation January 9th: Unite Regional Secretary, Jackie Pollock, confirmed that he had been in contact with political representatives from both sides of the community divide in relation … Continue reading

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Stakeholder parties must work together to secure continued success and employment at Antrim Carpets

Unite offers to mediate between management, landlord and purchaser Union’s sole interest is to secure much needed employment in an area of acute deprivation Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, whose union represents workers at Antrim Carpets has called on all … Continue reading

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Dunnes to close food hall in Park Centre, Belfast with fifty job losses

Shock job loss announcement made without engagement with union or political representatives November 4th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, expressed his union’s disappointment with the job loss announcement and manner of its delivery: “Dunnes stores has announced that it proposes … Continue reading

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Unite-sponsored public meeting in Belfast tonight on the threat posed to Justice and Welfare by Legal Aid changes

Changes to Legal Aid eligibility combined with Welfare Reform changes will leave working-class without recourse to justice August 12th: Unite’s community membership branch in West Belfast will host a public information meeting on the threat posed by the legal aid … Continue reading

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