The Rolls-Royce factory in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, has been saved and with it 350 jobs and a community protected from ruin, thanks to a ground-breaking deal struck by Unite the union and the company’s management. The deal, which has been supported overwhelmingly by the workforce, will give the historic site a new lease of life as a core manufacturing facility and host […]
Stop ‘fire and rehire’
Our country continues to battle against the most significant health and economic crisis of our generation. Unite, has been working tirelessly to protect your jobs, and pulling out all the stops to find new ways of working and new products to bring to the shop floor. But we are very alive to the huge challenges […]
Cambridge Community Clothes Bank, named amongst the heroes in the winter 20/21 edition of Unite Works! May Shafi, and Unite Community, Cambridge got national recognition for their clothes bank , started in July. read more about it, on their web site : Here Well done to them and all the others.
SOS! Support the #BACargo strike this Christmas25 December to 2 January. British Airways is doing it again, still tearing up the contracts and raiding the wages of loyal UK workers. Firing and rehiring and betraying Britain. This time it’s the airline’s cargo workers who are in the line of fire. Now following the collapse of […]
Some employers are using the Covid-19 crisis to force workers to sign up to wage cuts and inferior conditions under threat of dismissal. ‘Fire and rehire’ is taking hold across our workplaces, bringing insecurity and misery to working people, many of whom are already low paid. Some workers are being told to take a 25 per […]