The Workers Party of Britain denounces the threat by aerospace giant Rolls Royce to halt production of its Trent Engine blades at its BarnoldswIck plant in Lancashire, robbing 350 workers of their jobs and dealing another sickening blow to Britain’s fast eroding manufacturing base.
Despite having worked throughout the pandemic, at a risk to themselves and their families, six of the 28 drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK, based at the oil refinery in Stanlow, near Ellesmere Port, are to be sacked by the company.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by a major London bus operator to impose ‘remote signing on’ onto its drivers, to the detriment of both the drivers and the travelling public.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Britain’s biggest bus and coach builder to wipe out 650 jobs at its sites in Guildford, Falkirk and Scarborough, with the complete closure of the Guildford works.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the attempt by bosses at the Go North West bus company in Manchester to take advantage of the pandemic to impose inferior pay and conditions on about 500 drivers, potentially reducing their wages by some £2,000 a year.
The Workers Party of Britain salutes the decision by BA workers to take strike action in defence of their jobs, wages, conditions and redundancy agreements.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces the failure of chancellor Rishi Sunak to make good on his pledge, made back in March, to come up with a plan to assist the aviation industry through its current crisis.
The Workers Party of Britain and our members in the north west and the Midlands are ready to support workers and unions who fight any of the cuts planned at Castle Bromwich, Solihull, Ellesmere Port and Halewood.
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Goldstar Transport for using the current health emergency as a pretext for closing down its depot at Woolpit, Suffolk, and attacking the terms and conditions of its drivers.