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DWP announces office closures and job losses

Civil service union PCS has reacted with anger to the announcement that the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) has announced that it intends to close four sites in Wales by March 2018. The Llanelli Service Centre will close causing the loss of 146 jobs in the town and the real threat of compulsory redundancies. Mark Evans, president of Llanelli ...

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Brookes workers walk out against pay cut

By Dave Reid 150 workers, members of the BFAWU Bakers Union, rallied at the picket line at RJ Brookes in Rogerstone, Newport this morning supported by members of the National Shop Stewards Network, Youth Fight For Jobs and strikers from the National Museum of Wales. They are on a 48 hour strike against the company, owned by 2 Sisters, cutting ...

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SAVE OUR STEEL – Nationalise Tata!

By Alec Thraves According to some commentators, the multinational Tata Group has a reputation of being a paternalistic and caring corporation that takes into consideration the wellbeing of its workforce. Try telling that to the 4,000 steelworkers in Port Talbot and the tens of thousands across the rest of England, Wales and Scotland who either work for Tata Steel or ...

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