1 November 2021
Shipping tax changes are a capitulation to global capitalism and do nothing to reverse long-term decline in seafarer jobs.
12 October 2015
On 12 October the liquidator of SSI Redcar announced the death of that steelworks. Over 2,000 workers will lose their jobs directly at the plant and more will be out of work as a result. This signifies a threat to Britain’s whole steel industry.
5 September 2015
In the midst of significant investment on the back of large order books workers at aero engine giant Rolls-Royce have cooperated with the company during closures, restructuring and redundancies. But where has this left the British workforce?
5 July 2015
The past two years have seen a significant rise in the volume of company mergers and acquisitions across the world – a straw in the wind of the next crash?
7 February 2015
National Gallery workers were on strike for five days against privatisation proposals. They are part of a wider fight to defend Britain’s cultural heritage.
14 January 2015
Workers employed by the Settle and Carlisle Railway Development Company are taking further strike action in a fight over jobs.
10 January 2015
Firefighters in Essex, members of the Fire Brigades Union will walk out for part of their shift on 14 to 16 January in protest at plans to cut up to 200 jobs.
31 October 2014
Just three days after Ritzy cinema owners Picturehouse accounced that a quarter of the workforce would be sacked, the company has been forced to back down.