Breathe Safe – campaign launch
Four years ago, the HSE issued a safety alert about the link between mild steel welding fume and cancer. A one-day conference has been held in Glasgow by the Breathe Safe campaign to raise awareness among the UK’s 88,000 welders and their families of potential symptoms including sore eyes, itching and unsteadiness. The General Secretary, … Breathe Safe – campaign launch
Engineering workers to vote on national 12.75% wage deal
Workers at BAE Systems are set to vote on deal worth 12.75% over two years.
Alan Robson – Former CSEU General Secretary
The CSEU is sad to announce that Alan Robson, a much respected and valued former trade union official died on the 1st December 2021 surrounded by his family. Before becoming a full-time trade union official, he worked at Swan Hunters and as a Marine engineer (3rd) on a variety of ships. He went on to have … Alan Robson – Former CSEU General Secretary
Leaked letters from the CSEU to the Secretary of State
Ministry of Defence cost cutting over the contracts to maintain the UK’s surface fleet has hit the headlines.
Sink or swim for shipbuilders after flood of cash
A shortage of skills could yet frustrate the Prime Minister’s bold ambitions to safeguard both the industry and union
£16bn defence spending boost must help British industry, companies say.
23 November 2020 / Campaign
The Prime Minister has pledged to use the money to create 40,000 jobs, stimulate growth and support the UK’s nations
MoD’s drive for competition is a security threat, Defence Secretary warned
Splitting national security contracts into smaller work packages endangers the country’s military power, warns unions
Redistribution of working time and wealth webinar
26 October 2020 / Campaign
The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions along with the Institute Of Employment Rights and the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom are holding a webinar.
Why supporting the Royal Navy is a battle for British shipbuilding
The CSEU appears in this article in the Daily Telegraph following the announcement by the Defence Secretary that ‘significant proportions’ of the FSS programme would be built in the UK.