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Sheffield steel workers fight for first pay rise in a decade

Sheffield steel workers fight for first pay rise in a decade Steel workers in Sheffield are planning their next strike after a two-week walkout over pay ended on Monday.

Tata steel deal comes at a heavy price—and should be rejected

Tata steel deal comes at a heavy price—and should be rejected Bosses at Tata Steel and trade union leaders have agreed a deal over the closure of the Port Talbort steelworks in south Wales.

Reports round-up: Paralympic protesters launch week of action

Reports round-up: Paralympic protesters launch week of action Disabled people are highlighting the impact of austerity alongside the Paralympic Games this week. Also: Old Firm clash hit by Glasgow workers’ action | Were steel unions missold PFF? | University workers vote on pay walkout | Ballot on pay freeze at Freightliner| Bectu members vote for merger with Prospect | CPS could charge over Kingsley death

Port Talbot protesters demand nationalisation to save steel jobs

Port Talbot protesters demand nationalisation to save steel jobs Trade unionists, campaigners and residents rallied in Port Talbot, South Wales, demanding that the town's steel works is nationalised, today, Saturday. The 60-strong protest came after a Tata Steel company insider told the bosses' Financial Times newspaper that bosses "are now going to shut it down."

After Port Talbot cuts—we need a fight for steel jobs

After Port Talbot cuts—we need a fight for steel jobs Steel firm Tata announced 1,000 new job cuts this week, including 750 at the Port Talbot steel works in South Wales.

Steel workers - sacked before Christmas with no fightback in sight

The mass steel job losses announced by Tata Steel in October are beginning.

Union leaders must build a bigger fight to save steel jobs

17 November 2015
As steel unions prepared for a mass rally against job losses in Sheffield this Saturday bosses warned of deeper cuts.

Steel workers to march as more jobs are slashed

03 November 2015
Metals company Caparo Industries announced 452 job cuts on Friday of last week, after going into administration last month. 

Dozens of steel workers lobby parliament ahead of demonstration in Scunthorpe

28 October 2015
Dozens of steel workers from across Britain came to parliament today, Wednesday, to lobby MPs for government intervention to stop job losses.

Steel workers in ‘fight for their lives’ over Tata cuts

27 October 2015
Furious steel workers are calling for support in their fight against closures and job losses.

The fight for steel last time

27 October 2015
In 1980 steel bosses announced a series of closures and job cuts to gut the industry. It was the newly elected Tory government’s first major confrontation with organised workers.

Melted down for profit - the real reasons for the crisis in steel

27 October 2015
As thousands of steel workers face the sack, Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that we should blame the real culprits and fight back

Steel worker speaks out - 'Save jobs, fight back'

20 October 2015
The steel industry and the communities built on it are on the brink—and without a real fight we risk going under completely.

Workers have the power to stop the steel jobs massacre

20 October 2015
Proposed cuts by Tata Steel and news that Caparo Industries have gone into administration has put 2,900 steel jobs at risk.

Workers say unions must act to save jobs in Redcar

06 October 2015
Steel giant SSI which owns the Redcar steel works in Teesside, north east England, went into liquidation on Friday of last week.

Tata Steel threatens job cuts after unions compromise on pensions

21 July 2015
Bosses at Tata Steel threatened 720 job losses in South Yorkshire and the West Midlands last week. 

Tata steel strike suspended

23 June 2015
Unions at Tata Steel have halted their industrial action and suspended a strike planned for Monday of this week in response to a new offer from bosses.

Steel workers are ready to fight against bosses' raid on pensions

16 June 2015
More than 13,000 steel workers were set to strike on Monday of next week against attacks on their pension scheme. 

National strike set to go ahead at Tata Steel

09 June 2015
Four trade unions in the steel industry have called its first national strike for 30 years against a raid on the British Steel pension scheme.

Tata Steel workers deliver a resounding vote for action

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.

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