Category: Steel

Steelworkers’ trade union raises public safety concerns over key worker definitions
Community - March 20th, 2020
"Acknowledging steelworkers as key workers is a small step that could prevent big consequences..." The steelworkers’ trade union Community has raised concerns about safety critical [...]
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UK Steel and Community call for radical government action
Community - March 18th, 2020
The industry federation UK Steel and the steelworkers' trade union Community have issued the following joint statement: The steel industry is committed to doing anything [...]
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British Steel acquisition starts a ‘new chapter’
Community - March 9th, 2020
Responding to the news that the acquisition of British Steel by Jingye has been completed today, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the steelworkers' trade union [...]
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Jingye to acquire British Steel next week
Community - March 3rd, 2020
Responding to the news that Jingye will complete the acquisition of British Steel next week, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community, said: “It is welcome [...]
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Heathrow expansion decision ‘another missed opportunity’
Community - February 27th, 2020
Responding to the news that a Court of Appeal decision has thrown Heathrow expansion into doubt again, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community said: “This [...]
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Ross Clark becomes President of Community
Community - February 19th, 2020
"I'm proud to have the opportunity to serve the union..." Ross Clark is the new president of Community. He was confirmed as president at Community's [...]
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Liberty steel reps meet to discuss future of the business
Community - January 29th, 2020
The meeting of reps from across Liberty Steel allowed for positive dialogue about the steel industry in the UK... This week, senior Community representatives from [...]
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Community responds to Liberty Steel job cuts news
Community - January 9th, 2020
Responding to news that Liberty Steel is proposing to cut jobs in South Yorkshire and South Wales, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the Community trade [...]
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A tribute to Paul Horton
Community - January 6th, 2020
Community was extremely shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Paul Horton. Paul was one of the senior reps at the Tata Steel [...]
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Tata Steel job cuts: union responds
Community - November 27th, 2019
Responding to news that Tata Steel Europe is proposing 1,000 job cuts in the UK, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the Community trade union, said: [...]
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