Energy giant Npower has said it will make 1,460 staff redundant. Their jobs will be outsourced overseas.
London Underground union RMT has begun balloting for strikes to stop a management cuts plan that will lead to the closure of every ticket office on London Underground and the loss of nearly 1,000 jobs
On 21 November, London Underground announced plans to close all its ticket offices and cut nearly 1,000 station staff posts.
London Underground Ltd will announce its new plan for station cuts on Thursday 21 November.
Thousands of jobs are on the line as bosses in the shipbuilding, manufacturing and aviation industries plan huge layoffs.
The recent debacle surrounding the dispute at the Ineos petrochemicals plant at Grangemouth in Scotland could represent a significant defeat for the trade union movement.
Over the coming days we will be publishing responses to the Grangemouth defeat as part of a discussion on what socialists can learn from it.
The public sector union Unison predicts 25,000 jobs will be under threat from recently announced budget cuts in Welsh councils, to take place over the next three years.
On the morning of 23 October, Ineos bosses at the Grangemouth oil refinery in Scotland announced that the petrochemical plant within the complex is to close, threatening over 1,000 jobs.
On 7 June, the University of Liverpool ended normal negotiations on a new harmonised contract for professional, administrative and specialist technical staff and announced that S188 dismissals [mass r