Bosses at the Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) plant in Deeside locked up the facility in advance of a community picket organised by workers locked out of MMP's Bootle plant and their supporters.
Bosses at the Transfoods food packaging plant in Birkenhead, near Liverpool, have joined employers at the Mayr-Melnhof Packaging plant in Bootle in locking out hundreds of workers after employees’ protests against redundancies.
Remploy workers face a further wave of attacks as bosses plan to close an initial 36 factories and privatise a further 18, with a view to closure. Nearly 2,000 workers face compulsory redundancy.
Workers at the Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MMP) plant in Bootle, near Liverpool, are maintaining pickets of the factory after bosses locked them out during a dispute over redundancies.
Workers are occupying a packaging plant in Bootle near Liverpool after bosses locked out employees in the midst of a battle over redundancies.
The Vita Cortex factory in Cork closed on 16th December and the workers refused to leave without the €1.2 million compensation promised in September when Vita Cortex management announced plans to move
Emerald Suite, North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, London N11 1GN
Public meeting for Barnet residents and workers, launching the campaign against cuts and privatisation in the borough. Don't cut our services! Don't privatise our services! No to easyCouncil!
7-9pm, Emerald Suite, North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South, N11 1GN. More details: http://www.barnettuc.org.uk
Assemble Church Litten park, Newport (between library and Morrison's), march to County Hall
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn tube
A Public Meeting on Monday 7th September, in Conway Hall at 7.00pm. Speakers will include:
John McDonnell MP (Labour, Hayes and Harlington)
Bob Crow (General Secretary of the RMT - National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers)
Tony Juniper (ex Director, Friends of the Earth, Green Party candidate)
Ian Terry (worker from the Vestas wind turbine factory)
Phil Thornhill (Campaign against Climate Change)
Don't miss this important meeting on the UK's future direction in the era of Climate Emergency - are we moving full steam ahead towards Green Jobs and the Green Energy Revolution at a speed that we can and should?
This meeting also comes as part of the build up to the next "Save Vestas" National Day of Action on Thursday 17th September.
Courthouse, Quay St, Newport