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Interview with Charlie Maxwell- Deputy convenor at Ford/Visteon Belfast plant

category national | worker & community struggles and protests | news report author Monday April 27, 2009 16:49author by Sean Matthews - Belfast branch of the Workers Solidarity Movement

Interview conducted today at the plant. Workers remain determined to achieve their demands despite attempts by the administrators to evict them.

Solidarity is Strength!
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Waterford then Belfast - workplace occupations spread

Following on from the occupation of the Waterford Glass plant in February which managed to save some of the jobs and improve redundancy conditions workers in Belfast at Visteon occupied their factor last week. With plant closures happening across the island both these occupations provide an example of workers taking direct action to preserve jobs and/or force employers to improve on redundancy conditions. Here we present reports from WSM members from these occupations and background articles.

link
http://www.wsm.ie/story/5418

Related Link: http://www.wsm.ie

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