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University and college bosses plan job cuts in higher education

UCU

The University and Colleges Union has revealed that university and college bosses will not be making them any new pay offer and that many are seeking job cuts.

Factory workers trash plant over closure

Continental workers burn their produce

Workers at a Continental tyre factory in France destroyed two buildings after learning that legal attempts to block the closure of their plant failed.

Electronics workers save their jobs in France

After an occupation and strike lasting over six weeks workers at the FCI Microconnections in Mantes-la-Jolie have saved their jobs.

Report from the Belfast Visteon occupation

Interesting article with background information about the occupation of the West Belfast Ford Visteon plant, and how Ford ran it down.

Basildon Visteon workers demonstrate against job cuts

Up to 100 sacked workers from Visteon in Basildon, Essex, protested outside the Visteon Customer and Technology Centre (VCTC) on 2 April.

Lifting the lid on Visteon, KPMG and the fat cats behind the cuts

Simon Basketter examines the companies behind the sacking of hundreds of UK car plant workers with no notice or redundancy pay.

Visteon occupation photo gallery, Enfield, 2009

Rally in support of Visteon occupation, 4th April 2009.

Photo gallery of the occupation of a Visteon car parts factory in Enfield, north London, after 200 workers were sacked without redundancy pay.

Car factory occupations spread across the UK

Sacked workers from the car parts firm Visteon have been occupying three factories across the UK since Wednesday.

Israeli health company freezes redundancies after strike

After Clalit Health Services' management decided on yesterday (Thursday 26th) to freeze its plan to dismiss 1,000 employees after Passover, some 30,000 workers at its hospitals and community clinics suspended their 24-hour strike and struggle against the country's largest health fund.

Gothenburg school pupils strike against job cuts

400 pupils at Sjumilaskolan in Gothenburg suburb Biskopsgården have been on a week long strike since angry parents got the message that half the staff was to be sacked due to the economic crisis and estimates of falling pupil numbers.