The budget has rightly been overshadowed by the strikes and protests of the labour movement, not least because the announcement has elicited comment from the Office of Budget Responsibility that we will see the largest fall in living standards since 1956.
Tag Archives: Redundancies and lay-offs
Solidarity with striking rail cleaners – Victory to the RMT
Full solidarity with rail cleaners taking strike action with the RMT.
Brighton TUC fringe meeting draws near…
At the TUC Conference in Brighton this September, all the real talk will be happening on the fringe. From 7pm on the evening of Monday 12 September, the Workers Party will be offering three great speakers for the bargain price of £4.89.
Merseyside WP statement: Oppose the cuts and closure to One Stop Shop services
Liverpool council has recently approved a round of cuts to vital services in the city, including the closure of all physical One Stop Shops, with a promise to keep the services going through telephone and online services only.
Say no to Aston Martin job cuts!
The Workers Party of Britain condemns the plan by luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to make over 200 workers redundant at its St Athans plant.
Cammell Laird: no to lay-offs, no to casualisation!
The Workers Party of Britain condemns Cammell Laird’s plans to make shipyard workers redundant and further casualise the workforce at Birkenhead.
Fight the university job cuts!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by a number of universities to make many of their academic staff redundant and supports the resistance being put up by some workers in this sector.
Save the on-board catering on South Western!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces South Western Railway’s plan to stop its on-board catering provision, making more than 130 workers redundant and depriving the traveling public of a valued service.
Anglesey branch: Road King job losses are avoidable
WPB Anglesey condemns the loss of 28 jobs at truck stop Road King which is a direct result of the British government’s panic decision to purchase land for a new customs post.
Support the Heathrow strikers!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Heathrow management for using the pandemic as a pretext for attacking the living standards of the 4,000 workers whose jobs are crucial to the safe and efficient running of this international airport, including firefighters, baggage handlers, security workers, engineers and operational and airside workers.