24 October 2020
Rolls-Royce workers at Barnoldswick in Lancashire are fighting to keep their jobs in Britain. They have voted overwhelmingly for action against the company’s plan to move production offshore.
6 October 2020
The future for Rolls-Royce is uncertain after massive losses this year. It plans redundancies and selling parts of the business. Unions have challenged the company’s plans, arguing for investment to create growtth.
18 June 2020
The RMT union has condemned plans by American giant Wabtec to cut rail refurbishment jobs at Doncaster under the cover of Covid-19.
26 April 2018
A new campaign aims to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.
14 December 2014
A planned strike at the Doncaster plant of Wabtec, where rail engineering staff were set to strike for five days from 15 to 19 December in a fight over pay and conditions, has been suspended following eleventh-hour talks with the employer.