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29 January 2020

Westex carpet strike

Going into their ninth week of action over pay, Westex carpet strikers had a boost when the local BBC news programme Look North filmed and interviewed the pickets. The shop stewards were also invited to the Unite the Union HQ in London and the dispute now has national prominence.

Donations can be sent directly to the branch as follows: Account Name: TGWU, Reference: WESTEX Strike Fund, Acc No. 20175407, Sort Code 60-83-01

Kevin Pattison, chair, Leeds and Wakefield Unite Community