The whims of short-term speculators and hedge funds will ‘drive a coach and horses’ through the UK’s industrial strategy unless the government toughens up the UK’s takeover rules
Unite, the UK’s largest union, has warned that the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) restructuring plans are mired in confusion and the organisation is guilty of failing to properly consult the industry on its most controversial plans.
Steve Bush said: “Unite is working with Nissan to minimise job losses associated with a short-term reduction in volumes at the car maker’s Sunderland plant."
Passengers using Luton Airport this summer could experience significant disruption as Unite, the UK’s largest union, announced a series of strike ballots over pay and zero hours' contracts.
Our Vauxhall members have voted in considerable numbers to accept the pay deal, which is great news and means we can now focus on bringing the new vehicle and up to 450 jobs to Luton.
This action is about much more than a change in tip policy. It’s about standing up to an employer that thinks it can get away with bulldozing through changes unchallenged.
Hard-working staff at King’s Lynn are faced with swingeing rises to park their car for work, which is a necessity for many because of poor public transport provision in Norfolk, especially at nights and weekends.
The long running dispute at Essex concrete maker Tarmac Building Products Ltd has been resolved after a deal safeguarding against the creation of a two tier workforce was agreed.
For the last decade De La Rue has produced the UK’s passports securely without any problems and provided a source of decent well paid jobs in the North East.
Workers in legal aid and advice organisations are at breaking point according to a survey undertaken by their union Unite.