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
On Friday 13 September, around 30 workers and community activists occupied Wallsend Memorial Hall in North Tyneside.
A workplace bulletin by and for workers at the University of London.
On Wednesday 14 August, RWE the troubled German owner of energy company NPower, announced a 60% fall in revenue, mainly to do with power generation in Germany.
Over 100 jobs on the London Overground network could be lost, as London Overground Rail Operations Ltd. (LOROL) seeks to move to “driver-only operation” (DOO).
Agency workers staffed the north of the Bakerloo Line and the south of the District Line since London Underground took over from Silverlink in 2007.
The Tyne and Wear Metro cleaners’ struggle for living wages, sick pay, and travel pass equality is now one of the longest-running disputes in the British labour movement.
This issue of Off The Rails focuses on the issue of casualisation, and how to fight it (and how not to fight it!).