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5 May 2009
The hard-nosed Visteon bosses thought that they could just summarily close 'their' factories, throwing workers out on to the streets, with measly 'compensation'...
22 April 2009
The Visteon struggle is entering its fourth week and a critical phase. The occupation at Belfast is continuing and if anything strengthening. And the Belfast workers have led a major march for jobs in...
8 April 2009
The battle to save jobs at Visteon is still going on. The occupations and the determination of the 600 Visteon workers to fight back against big business attempts to make them pay for the crisis has inspired...
7 April 2009
Many have been inspired by the stand taken by the workers in the ex-Ford plants in Belfast, Enfield and Basildon...
1 April 2009
Visteon workers in Belfast have started an occupation of the former Ford car parts factory. Administrators KPMG have only offered the 200-plus workers paltry statutory redundancy payments, writes John Maguire, Unite convenor spoke to The Socialist from the occupation:.
1 April 2009
200 Visteon car plant workers in Belfast are blockading their factory after the company went into administration today...
8 October 2008
Pat Lawlor, a convenor at Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital, was expelled from Unison at a Belfast disciplinary hearing on 3 October...
2 July 2008
The four shop stewards who were sacked six years ago from Belfast International airport, after organising a strike for a 50p an hour pay rise, have won their legal battle with their former employer...
3 June 2008
The Socialist has carried regular articles about the battle being waged by three shop stewards, sacked from their security jobs at Belfast Airport...
29 May 2008
Gordon McNeill's health deteriorates - ambulance called...
20 May 2008
Three sacked Belfast Airport shop stewards, members of Unite (T&G), have resumed their protest to achieve payment of legal costs and hardship money from their union, writes Kevin Parslow.
19 May 2008
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14 May 2008
'THE GLOBAL economic crisis and the socialist alternative today', was the theme of a two day speaking tour of Ireland last week by Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (England and Wales), writes Kevin McLoughlin, Dublin.
16 April 2008
Lecturers join 24 April strike; Shelter staff vote to strike again; Belfast Airport workers win concessions
8 April 2008
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27 February 2008
THE RESIGNATION of Ian Paisley junior as a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) minister in the Northern Ireland Executive, follows months of intense speculation over the nature of his relationship with Seymour Sweeney, a milliona, writes Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party Belfast
27 September 2007
The three former TGWU stewards at ICTS security firm at Belfast International Airport, whose victory in an Employment Tribunal we reported in issue 500, were back in London on 20/21 September... By Kevin Parslow
6 September 2007
Belfast airport workers have won a stunning victory in a Fair Employment Tribunal but the shop stewards vow that their fight for justice will go on.... By Bill Mullins
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