Victory for Kone Strikers!
The escalation of strike action across the country by around 300 engineering service workers has thwarted attempts by bosses from Kone using a tracking system as a disciplinary tool. The Finnish owned company were intent on using unreliable “spy in the cab” technology. In one case the data showed that an engineer was supposed […]
Gateshead Kone workers step up action
Kone workers on the Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead have escalated their action from a series of one day strikes to a two week all-out stoppage. The strikers all feel this has been necessary because of the company’s lack of commitment to finding a settlement. Unite have urged the bosses of the Finnish owned company […]
Support the Gateshead Barbour 4-week strike
Workers from Barbour’s Gateshead warehouse are on four weeks of strike action against the imposition of changes to their terms and conditions. On Friday 9 January around 100 strikers and supporters from the FBU, Unison, BFAWU bakers union and others participated in a march to Barbour’s South Tyneside HQ. One of the strikers commented that […]