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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.
7 July 2010
Tragically, a 24 year old pipefitter was killed in a fire and explosion at Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) near Immingham, South Humberside, on 29 June...
1 July 2009
The Socialist Party received the following greeting from the Lindsey Oil Refinery strike committee
30 June 2009
Lindsey Oil Refinery workers victory: Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) construction workers have won a stunning victory. All the workers' demands have been met. The 647 dismissals have been withdrawn, the 51 redundancies rescinded and all employees...
30 June 2009
Construction workers at Fiddlers Ferry in Widnes stayed out all last week in support of the Lindsey workers, writes A Warrington trades council delegate.
26 June 2009
Lindsey Oil Refinery construction workers have won a stunning victory. All the workers' demands have been met, writes Alastair Tice, Yorkshire Socialist Party.
23 June 2009
ALL OUT FOR 'TOTAL' SHUTDOWN: Hundreds of Lindsey contract workers walked out on unofficial and 'illegal' strike action on Thursday 11th June to stop 51 redundancies being imposed without consultation or the opportunity to transfer to another contractor.
23 June 2009
In a symbolic act of defiance, sacked construction workers burned their dismissal letters, writes Keith Gibson, LOR strike committee.
22 June 2009
Socialist Party Newletter no. 18, 22 June 2009, Supported by Keith Gibson ex LOR strike cttee, Trevor Grewar Hull Amicus/Unite branch chair, John McEwan national stewards forum, Steve Jones LOR steward (all in personal capacities)
19 June 2009
Yesterday, solidarity action spread in support of the Shaw workers (sub-contractor at Lindsey) who had been laid off...
27 May 2009
Steve Jones, a steward at the LOR site, wrote a diary of the strike. Tuesday, 19 May. On arriving to the monthly Project Council Meeting [PJC] in Grimsby, I received a phone call from a friend at Conoco who told me they had walked in support of workers in South Hook LNG plant.
20 May 2009
This is an edited version of a letter written by Lindsey Oil Refinery (LOR) union steward Paul McDowell to the Grimsby Evening Telegraph exposing the company Irem.
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