Tag Archives: energy


‘Cruel blow’

The withdrawal of Toshiba from the Moorside nuclear power station project is ‘a cruel blow’ to the north west economy on which thousands of future... Read More
Comment Labour Party 2018

Scrap the poverty premium

As we leave Labour’s 2018 annual conference the determination to be ready for a general election whenever it comes is strong. The message is clear... Read More
TUC 2018

A green new deal

Speaking in support of a motion today (September 11) at TUC conference on a just transition for energy workers, Unite assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail... Read More

Clarity call

A clarion call for clarity on the future of the Moorside nuclear power station in Cumbria on which thousands of jobs will depend has been... Read More

National Grid-lock

Unite has sent a message of solidarity to 1,200 United Steelworkers (USW) members who have been locked out of their jobs in Massachusetts by an... Read More

EDF strike goes on

Further strike action by EDF Energy smart meter installers in London over the imposition of tracker devices in vehicles will seriously hamper the company’s 2020... Read More

Union-powered pay deal

Following a Unite organising campaign, 6000 workers at Western Power Distribution have secured an inflation beating pay deal of an extra £1260 a year on... Read More

GE job slash threat

Unite warned General Electric (GE) of cutting ‘too far, too fast’ and demanded guarantees on ‘no compulsory’ redundancies after the firm announced restructuring plans which... Read More