29 September 2015
Steel giant SSI’s decision to mothball its Redcar plant and throw 1,700 workers on the dole is a disgrace. The company whined that it wasn’t making enough profits.
22 September 2015
Thousands of jobs could be at risk in the steel industry as bosses try to palm off the cost of a slump in demand onto workers.
21 July 2015
Bosses at Tata Steel threatened 720 job losses in South Yorkshire and the West Midlands last week.
16 June 2015
More than 13,000 steel workers were set to strike on Monday of next week against attacks on their pension scheme.
02 June 2015
Workers in the Community union at Tata Steel plants across Britain have voted by almost 90 percent to strike in defence of their pensions.
16 December 2014
From 6am on Tuesday and Thursday of last week, the small town of Yate, just outside Bristol, saw cheerful and determined pickets waving Unite union flags.
09 December 2014
Workers at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have overwhelmingly rejected a company offer and made it withdraw changes that worsened its pension scheme.
20 June 2014
Striking workers at Tyneside Safety Glass marched through a Gateshead industrial estate today, Friday. Some 112 Unite union members have been on strike for better pay on Monday of this week.
03 June 2014
Workers at Magellan Aerospace in Wrexham have voted by 92 percent to strike against a real terms pay cut.
03 June 2014
Workers at Optare, a Leeds-based supplier to bus and coach companies, struck for 24 hours on Monday of this week.
27 May 2014
Optare, a Leeds-based supplier to some of Britain’s biggest bus and coach companies, strike. TfL Dial-a-Ride workers to strike. London Underground power workers settle their dispute for more talks. Catering workers to walk out on East Midlands trains. Tyne and Wear metro strike suspended.
11 February 2014
Photographs by nine of the world’s leading photographers emerged from a Magnum project to document contemporary British manufacturing. The exhibition of their work, Open for Business, is a fascinating look at the world of work, writes Lesley McGorrigan
12 November 2013
As BAE systems slashes jobs, strikes and occupations can hit back write Dave Sewell and Jon Woods