Hundreds rally in support of Belfast Visteon workers

Belfast rally
Belfast rally

Hundreds marched to a rally at Belfast City Hall in solidarity with the workers occupying the Visteon factory in west Belfast.

Submitted by Choccy on April 19, 2009

On Friday, members of Organise!, the WSM, trade unions and several hundred others marched from Transport House in central Belfast, to City Hall to attend a rally in support of the sacked Visteon workers at their Finaghy plant in west Belfast.

The march stopped traffic in the city, and over 30 bus drivers parked their buses in the middle of city centre lunchtime business to join the rally in support.

Detailed report to follow.

See also BBC coverage of rally.