Eugene McGlone of Unite said he “believed that the union and the consortium could do business together for the benefit of the workers in the Quinn Group and the local economy.”

Trade union Unite met last week with members of a local consortium hoping to acquire the Aventas Group, the former manufacturing arm of the Qui(...)

Outgoing Ictu president Eugene McGlone of Unite  (left) with Ictu general secretary  David Begg at the congress biennial delegate conference today in Belfast. Photograph: Kevin Cooper/Photoline

The outgoing president of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) has strongly criticised the Labour Party over its role in Government.Speaking at t(...)