The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions
Breathe Safe
Breathe Safe
9 December 2021 / News

The Breathe Safe campaign has been launched. The campaign will raise awareness of workplace health issues related to weld fume. There are estimated to be up to 80,000 welders in the UK and every day these workers come into contact with welding fume. Follow and sign up to the campaign on Twitter and Facebook.

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Alan Robson – Former CSEU General Secretary
Alan Robson – Former CSEU General Secretary
7 December 2021 / News

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

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Leaked letters from the CSEU to the Secretary of State
Leaked letters from the CSEU to the Secretary of State
8 March 2021 / News

Ministry of Defence cost cutting over the contracts to maintain the UK’s surface fleet has hit the headlines.

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Sink or swim for shipbuilders after flood of cash
Sink or swim for shipbuilders after flood of cash
7 December 2020 / News

A shortage of skills could yet frustrate the Prime Minister’s bold ambitions to safeguard both the industry and union

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£16bn defence spending boost must help British industry, companies say.
£16bn defence spending boost must help British industry, companies say.
23 November 2020 / Campaign | News

The Prime Minister has pledged to use the money to create 40,000 jobs, stimulate growth and support the UK’s nations

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MoD’s drive for competition is a security threat, Defence Secretary warned
MoD’s drive for competition is a security threat, Defence Secretary warned
2 November 2020 / News

Splitting national security contracts into smaller work packages endangers the country’s military power, warns unions

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Redistribution of working time and wealth webinar
Redistribution of working time and wealth webinar
26 October 2020 / Campaign | Events | News

The Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions along with the Institute Of Employment Rights and the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom are holding a webinar.

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Why supporting the Royal Navy is a battle for British shipbuilding
Why supporting the Royal Navy is a battle for British shipbuilding
23 October 2020 / News

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.

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Johnson’s skills announcement falls flat
Johnson’s skills announcement falls flat
30 September 2020 / Campaign | News

The Prime Minister’s announcement this week on training and skills has been met with scepticism and as another “sound bite with no delivery”

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TUC: Chancellor’s short-time working scheme is a significant step forward
TUC: Chancellor’s short-time working scheme is a significant step forward
24 September 2020 / Campaign | News

The government should target help at industries facing a tough winter, and provide more support for families most at risk of hardship and debt.

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