Davy Thompson from Unite called on the minister to be pro-active about the current loss of manufacturing jobs
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Caterpillar: 100 jobs to go at NI operations

One hundred jobs are to go at the Northern Ireland operations of Caterpillar, the company has said.

Caterpillar employs about 2,000 people in plants at Larne, west Belfast and Monkstown.

The union, Unite, said 2,500 high-value manufacturing jobs have been lost in Northern Ireland in the past year.

BBC News NI Economics and Business Editor John Campbell reports.

  • 11 Nov 2015