TATA STEEL signed an agreement yesterday that will allow the creation of a new pension scheme to protect members’ accrued benefits — albeit with smaller annual increases in pensions.
It will separate the trustee of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) from Tata...
Sunday 13th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Tata’s failure to justify dumping its workers’ pensions would almost be funny if it didn’t herald disastrous changes for Britain’s steel industry. This crisis, warns LAURENCE PLATT
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
STEEL unions secured a commitment from Tata yesterday to protect jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across Britain.
A number of “significant” measures include keeping two blast furnaces at the south Wales plant for five years and a commitment to seek to...
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
Unions urge protection of jobs and pensions
Tuesday 29th Nov 2016
STEELWORKERS at Tata and British Steel will join colleagues from across Europe on a march in Brussels today to demand action to defend the industry.
Unite is calling on the government to support European action against the dumping of underpriced steel and to secure tariff-free access...
Wednesday 9th Nov 2016
TATA STEEL was ordered to pay more than £2 million yesterday after two workers suffered serious injuries at one of its plants.
A 26-year-old lost the middle and ring fingers on his left hand while trying to clear a blockage at the company’s site in Corby, Northamptonshire,...
Wednesday 27th Jul 2016
SAJID JAVID must press Tata to “stick to its promise” and secure thousands of jobs in the ailing steel industry, unions said ahead of a crunch meeting with bosses in India today.
The Business Secretary will arrive in Mumbai this morning for talks with Tata’s board,...
Friday 8th Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
An open letter from ARTHUR SCARGILL, former NUM president
Monday 6th Jun 2016
BRITAIN’S 130,000 steelworkers could face poverty in retirement after Tory ministers unveiled plans yesterday to illegally downgrade their pensions.
The government announced that it could abolish some Pensions Act statutes that ensure pension increases match RPI inflation.
Friday 27th May 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
TORY ministers cannot look at an industrial crisis without viewing it as an opportunity to slash workers’ share of the wealth that their labour creates.
That is the logical conclusion to draw from Business Innovation and Skills Minister Sajid Javid’s proposal that Tata...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial