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26 February 2013
BP tanker drivers at the Grangemouth oil refinery came out on a 72-hour strike
25 July 2012
Slum living: One toilet between 25, one shower between 75, overcrowding and leaking roofs - these are the conditions facing the cleaners employed at the Olympic site...
26 October 2011
Coleman gets real: Brian Coleman, Tory councillor and London fire authority boss, is notorious for threatening Fire Brigades Union members with mass sackings and claiming vast expenses on top of his reported £120,000 a year earnings...
8 June 2011
The heroic struggle of engineering construction workers locked out from the BP Saltend bioethanol plant, near Hull, has ended, writes Alistair Tice.
29 May 2011
The heroic struggle by engineering construction workers locked out from work on the bioethanol plant at BP Saltend near Hull has ended after nearly three months
18 May 2011
Strike at EHRC: Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) members in the Cardiff office of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) had solid support for their second walkout on 11 May, writes Katrine Williams PCS Wales chair.
11 May 2011
On 6 May, a mass meeting of the Redhall engineering construction workers, 400 of whom have been locked out for eight weeks from working on the bio-ethanol plant at BP Saltend near Hull, voted again to reject an increased financial settlement in order to continue the fight for their jobs, writes Alistair Tice.
2 May 2011
Addition appended 3.5.11 The 400 Redhall construction workers, locked out for two months by BP/Vivergo from the bioethanol plant at Saltend, Hull, received two big boosts to their campaign for reinstatement last week. (An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist issue 669.)
27 April 2011
On Wednesday 20 April, the Redhall construction workers, locked out from BP Saltend, near Hull for the last six weeks, met to decide whether to accept a £1 million financial compensation package from BP/Vivergo...
21 April 2011
On Wednesday 20th April the Redhall construction workers locked out from BP Saltend for the last six weeks met to decide whether to accept a compensation package. The offer of cash was rejected and it was agreed to restart the protest on Thursday morning.
20 April 2011
Locked-out BP Saltend workers took their fight straight to the company's fat cats at BP's AGM in London Docklands' Excel Centre on 14 April...
15 April 2011
Locked-out BP Saltend workers took their fight straight to the company's fat cats at BP's AGM in London Docklands' Excel Centre yesterday
13 April 2011
The News of the World has finally admitted what the whole world knew - that phone hacking was far more widespread within that organisation than had been uncovered by the first police investigation, writes Ken Douglas.
13 April 2011
National strike needed to defend rights: The Socialist has previously reported on the over 400 engineering construction workers who have been locked out from a site at BP Saltend, near Hull, writes Alistair Tice.
12 April 2011
BP has its company AGM in London this Thursday, 14 April. Coachloads of locked out workers are going to protest...
5 April 2011
On Wednesday 6 April, hundreds of engineering construction workers at several sites around the country will be taking strike action in solidarity with the 400 Redhall workers locked out from BP Saltend, Hull. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist.
16 March 2011
400 engineering construction workers have been locked out from work since 14 March at BP Saltend near Hull. An edited version of this article appeared in the Socialist.
9 March 2011
The appeal court in London has overruled a previous high court judgement that blocked the RMT calling its members from the Dockland Light Railway (DLR) out on strike, writes Bill Mullins.
4 March 2011
A one day strike took place on Wednesday 2 March at BP Hull where a multi-million pound biofuels plant is being constructed
12 January 2011
A PRELIMINARY report by the US National Commission (set up by president Barack Obama following the fatal Deepwater horizon oil rig blow-out in the Gulf of Mexico last April) has accused three companies - BP, Transocean and Halliburton - of cutting corners over safety in order to cut costs ie to boos...
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