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Published by Fair Employment Commission for Northern Ireland in Belfast .

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Reports on Glen Electric Ltd, Sean Quinn Group, United Technologies Automotive (UK) Ltd, Allied Bakeries Belfast, Dukes Transport (Craigavon) Ltd, Howden Sirocco Ltd.

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ContributionsFair Employment Commission for Northern Ireland.
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