Category: Steel

Community backs Heathrow expansion
Community - September 16th, 2016
Steel needs to be put at the heart of the Government’s new industrial strategy, and trade unions need to be a key part of this. [...]
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Community challenges covert surveillance of workers
Community - September 13th, 2016
Jacquie Thomas, who works at Tata Steel in Llanwern, spoke for Community at the TUC Congress in Brighton. She was speaking in the debate about [...]
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Roy Rickhuss leads steel debate at TUC
Community - September 12th, 2016
Community's General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss has led the debate on the future of the steel industry at the TUC Annual Congress. Read his speech below.  [...]
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Roy Rickhuss meets new Business Secretary in Port Talbot
Community - July 20th, 2016
Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community, the steelworkers’ union today met with Greg Clark MP, the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial [...]
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UK steel union in Westminster and Europe amidst industry uncertainty
Community - July 13th, 2016
Community, the steelworkers’ union, will today meet with key industry figures in Westminster and in Europe. With the UK Government in flux and Tata creating [...]
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Steel union responds to Tata Steel announcement
Community - July 8th, 2016
Responding to today’s announcement from Tata Steel, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the steelworkers’ union, Community, said: “I have been in direct contact with senior [...]
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Gove’s £10m prison crisis funding overlooks private sector
Community - July 7th, 2016
The Community trade union is calling for additional funding for private prisons in England and Wales. In May, Justice Secretary, Michael Gove MP, announced an [...]
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Payout win for former Stocksbridge wire workers
Community - July 4th, 2016
The Sheffield Employment Tribunal has, today (4 July) granted an application for a Protective Award for failure to consult on redundancies to the steel and [...]
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Steel unions call for urgent meeting with Business Secretary
Community - June 27th, 2016
Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community and Chair of the National Trade Union Steel Coordinating Committee, has today written to the Business Secretary, Sajid Javid [...]
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Steelworkers demand answers from Tata
Community - June 21st, 2016
Community union members from every Tata Steel UK site met in London today to consider issues relating to the ongoing sales process. Over 60 reps [...]
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