Tags: BAE

Callum Murray: Behind the scenes of industrial disputes

‘Rationalisation’, ‘restructuring’ and ‘sustainability’ are three key terms referred to within press releases and speeches in the House of Commons last week; however, for those within the shipbuilding industry, based in Portsmouth and Glasgow, ‘job losses’, ‘cuts’ and ‘redundancy’ might well be the words ringing in their ears. Following last week’s announcements by BAE Systems around…

Unite the Union fighting to save jobs at BAE and Pilkington Glass

BAE announce 1775 job losses at Portsmouth and Govan shipyards Unite, the country’s largest union, will fight to retain as many of the 1,775 jobs under threat, following the announcement on Wednesday 6 November about the future of the shipyards at Portsmouth, and Govan and Scotstoun on the Clyde. The announcement was prompted by the…