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Prospect calls for Royal Navy work to go to Rosyth
With workers at the Rosyth Dockyard in Fife facing 250 redundancies, Prospect, the biggest union on site, is calling for a package of Royal Navy work to be awarded to the dockyard. The work includes the already scheduled refit of HMS Scott and yet to be allocated work on Type 45 destroyers.
Concerns Over Rosyth Job Cuts
Following the announcement today by Babcock that 250 jobs are at risk at the Rosyth dockyard in Fife, Prospect the largest union at the dockyard expressed concern over the news.
Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in defence
Garry Graham, Prospect deputy general secretary, talks about the union’s work in the defence sector.
Government action needed in light of job cuts at BAE
Major UK defence contractor BAE Systems has announced that almost 2,000 jobs are likely to be cut in restructuring of part of the company.
Prospect speaks up for high-skilled defence jobs at TUC
Prospect spoke up on behalf of UK defence and shipbuilding members at the TUC Congress today.
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