Ian Paisley
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JTI Gallaher: Company confirms closure after management reject plan to retain jobs

A trade union proposal aimed at saving jobs at a tobacco factory in Ballymena, County Antrim, has been rejected.

The move was confirmed after JTI Gallaher turned down the plan to save about 500 of those jobs.

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley said it was disappointing that the closure of the factory had been confirmed.

BBC News NI Business Correspondent Julian O'Neill reports.

  • 21 Jan 2015
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