Tag Archives: automotive

Labour Conference 2018

‘Jewel in the crown’


Moving an emergency motion on the crisis in the automotive industry at Labour Party conference today (September 24), Unite assistant general secretary Tony Burke explained... Read More
News Feature

Don’t gamble with our jobs


Two of the UK’s biggest car makers have altered their production schedules as automotive sector preparations for crashing out of the EU intensify, leading Unite... Read More
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‘Toxic mix’


Brexit uncertainty and the continued squeeze in wages are combining to form a toxic mix which is hitting manufacturing investment, Unite has warned this week (September 3).... Read More
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Gambling away jobs


Unite shop stewards representing over 100,000 manufacturing workers travelled from across the UK today (July 17) to lobby Tory MPs for a sensible Brexit that... Read More
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‘Road to Zero’?


The government’s strategy to curb vehicle emissions lacks clarity and could damage the UK’s motor industry, Unite has said.   The ‘Road to Zero’ strategy,... Read More
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Managed transition


Unite said it would be pressing Jaguar Land Rover for a managed transition that protects jobs after the car maker confirmed to workers today (June... Read More
Comment

Road to nowhere?


Drip feeding the media on plans to ban internal combustion engines (ICE) by 2040 is no way to tackle an issue that will affect thousands... Read More
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‘Pension snatchers’


Bentley Motor workers at the luxury car maker’s Crewe headquarters have massively backed industrial action in a consultative ballot over plans to close the defined... Read More