Unions fight compulsory redundancies at Tata
Over 700 jobs at Tata Steel could go by the end of March, the GMB has revealed – as unions battle to prevent compulsory redundancies.
Dave Hulse, GMB national officer, also warned power costs had to be competitive for intensive users so that “the push for low carbon does not drive heavy industry out of the UK.”
VIDEO: 550 TATA job losses ‘will kill Rotherham’
Union bosses claim plans to cut 550 Tata Steel jobs will ‘kill the town of Rotherham’.
Stuart Sansome, chairman of the multi-union committee at its Thrybergh site, said stopping bar production would leave it a ‘skeleton’ – and called for management to be held to account.
BREAKING: Rotherham MP Sarah Champion says Tata Steel jobs cut is ‘devastating’
Shock as Tata announces 600 Rotherham steel jobs could go
MPs and councillors joined the chorus of shock after steel firm Tata announced hundreds of jobs are under threat at its two Rotherham plants.