Derek Simpson, joint leader of Unite, will meet Jaguar Land Rover workers at the car manufacturer's Castle Bromwich and Solihull plants today (January 13th), where he will tell the workers that Unite will be doing everything in its power to support manufacturing workers during the financial downturn.
Unite, the largest trade union in the country, is suspending its industrial action over the imposed three-year NHS pay deal.
Workers from Heathrow and other UK airports will take the case for a third runway to Parliament tomorrow, concerned that further delay puts jobs and development at risk.
Unite Regional Industrial Organiser, Neil Clarke, commenting on the announcement of 400 job losses at Wincanton Chilled, Trafford Park, Manchester said:
Unite, the UKâ€™s largest union, has today (Tuesday, January 13th) branded the latest 500 job losses announced by Barclays as a strategy of â€˜death by a thousand cutsâ€™.
Unions and management will meet again over the next couple of week after taking legal advice on TUPE and redundancy consultation
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