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Tesco sacks 2,000 cleaners despite 15% rise in sales

britworkerJul 27, 20202 min read

Having sacked 2,000 cleaners, Tesco now expects its other staff to take up the burden of extra cleaning duties as a result of the pandemic. According to the Daily Star, Tesco has demanded that 1,920 staff in the Tesco Metro…

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Bellway to sack 175 workers – don’t blame Covid-19

britworkerJul 27, 20202 min read

Bellway, a major housebuilder based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced plans to sack 175 workers. The Workers Party of Britain condemns this cynical move by a FTSE 250 company with more than enough cash and work to keep workers…

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Birmingham museums ready to sack half of staff

britworkerJul 27, 20202 min read

The Workers Party of Britain (Birmingham branch) will support any industrial or campaigning action that museum staff threatened by redundancy may choose to take. The Mail reported on 24 July that the Birmingham Museums Trust is due to lay off…

Support the Tower Hamlets strikers

Victory to the Tower Hamlets strikers!

britworkerJul 13, 20202 min read

The Workers Party of Britain denounces Tower Hamlets Labour council for its attempt to sack all 4,000 of its workers and rehire only those who are prepared to accept a vastly inferior contract, laughably dubbed ‘Tower Rewards’. Download and print…

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DHL announces 2,200 job cuts at JLR facilities

britworkerJul 8, 20203 min read

Logistics firm DHL has notified unions that 2,200 workers, around 40 percent of those currently employed on its JLR contract, will be laid off. This comes as a further blow after 1,100 agency workers were told in June by JLR…

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