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Wrights group workers at Wrightbus, En-drive and Customcare informed of further redundancies

Workers in Ballymena appear set to face yet another devastating job loss announcement Wrightbus bosses need to clarify whether phased redundancies are designed to avoid triggering ninety-day consultation June 5th: In the second such announcement in the last four months, … Continue reading

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Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy

Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy Management inform workers of ninety-five job losses due to downturn in orders February 12th: Manufacturing strategy including economic taskforce, with trade union representation, must be established to tackle tsunami of job … Continue reading

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Nu-Track worker wins compensation for ‘unfair dismissal’

Unite claims Tribunal decision shows benefit of union membership Unite Regional Officer, George Brash, welcomed the decision of the Employment Tribunal which found that a Unite shop steward at Nu-Track had been unfairly dismissed by the employer in January 2017. … Continue reading

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Wrightbus recruitment freeze latest blow to Ballymena and NI Manufacturing sector

Failure of NI Executive parties to agree to stand-alone Industrial Strategy in context of Brexit leaves manufacturing workforce facing uncertainty Unite seeking urgent meeting with Wrightbus management on long-term implications of move August 24th: Unite Regional Officer, Joanne McWilliams, who … Continue reading

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Minister must reverse decision to award Belfast Rapid Transit contract to overseas suppliers

Decision to overlook local suppliers inexcusable at a time when manufacturing faces an unprecedented crisis Public procurement must be used to stimulate demand in the local economy November 27th: Responding to the news that the contract for supply of BRT … Continue reading

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