GE manufacturing in Rugby is an important part of our industrial base and a world leader in naval propulsion engineering. I'm encouraged that @GavinWilliamson recognises the importance of retaining that expertise here and I will continue to make the case for GE in Parliament. pic.twitter.com/5Nq2gQFwYl
The well respected UK Defence Journal with a readership in the 10s of thousands has picked up on the proposal to cease manufacture in Rugby and to close the RMR site, our story is climbing the copy headlines. Lets keep it that way and by liking an sharing the posts on this and our Facebook page.
After his recent visit to GE’s Power Conversion site in Rugby he asked the team to keep him updated with developments, which we have. He took time out from his busy schedule to give a short message of support to the team. Please help to spread this message by liking and linking it to your Facebook/Twitter accounts.
Following extensive legal advice Unite have started the legal process to take GE Power Conversion before the Central Arbitration Committee again. We are advised we have just cause on a number of grounds and are busy putting all the documents together for formal submission to the CAC.
We will not go into detail here on this public forum as we know its checked regularly by senior GE Management, thank-you IP Tracker software.If you want any more information on this latest development ...
The 17th January and we had the pleasure of
having the Shadow Defence Secretary, Nia Griffith, and Labour Party Candidate
for Rugby Debbie Bannigan, visit with Unite Representatives to discuss with
them the companies proposed closure of the RMR site. She was walked around the
shop floor and was impressed with the skill sets of the employees and their
commitment to the company. Nia took the opportunity to speak to a range of
employees from workers who have given almost 40 years of service to a ...
A group of Rep’s were out last week and distributed about
1000 leaflets round local car parks and got lots of support from members of the
public who whose families have/had connections with “the GEC”. It was a
surprise to me just how many people have links to RMR and associated sites.
We mailed out the “Build It in Britain” postcards to every
member of the House of Common’s and hopefully more of the M.P.’s will get
involved in our campaign as an antidote to Brexit. ...
So it has been a good couple of days off but your Reps have continued to meet and talk over our next moves in the battle to secure the future of Rotating Machines Rugby. The artwork for the postcards for the members of the House of Commons has been uploaded to the printers website and will be ready to be mailed out next week. The website continues to increase its range of visitors with IP Stats showing visitors ...
So, most employees have finished for the year but the fight continues! The General Secretary of Unite has today, Christmas Eve, sent a further letter to Mr. Culp the CEO of G.E. pointing out that it is importance of keeping RMR open on both sovereign capability and national security grounds and also pointing out the importance of having an independent expert , Syndex, to examine & assess the proposals and to assist the Employee Reps in looking at alternatives. The ...