Former Unite union leader Tony Woodley last week urged workers at the Bombardier train manufacturing firm to keep fighting for their jobs.
Woodley visited the plant to speak to workers about the campaign against the government’s decision not to give the firm the contract to build Thameslink carriages.
This threatens thousands of jobs.
The unions organised a protest in Derby last month against the decision, and many believe they are planning a demonstration at parliament next month.
This would be a good move. Workers at the site will also need to take action themselves to save jobs.