Tags: Unite the Union

Hewlett Packard axing 1100 skilled workers

Plans by IT giant, Hewlett Packard (HP) to axe 1,100 jobs at the start of 2014 were condemned by Unite, the country’s largest union, today (Wednesday 4 December). Unite said that HP was a company that was ‘a long-term addict to a culture of job cuts’ and where its European managers had little autonomy, with…

University staff will take strike action on 3rd December

University staff across the UK will walk out for a second day of strike action on Tuesday 3 December, announced trade unions representing university staff. The three unions, UNISON, Unite and the University and College Union (UCU), that took strike action on Thursday 31 October confirmed their members would walk out again in three weeks’…

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…