Shortly after we published our Frank Field’s Casual Approach to Casualisation story Wirral Globe inevitably and belatedly waded in with two stories providing the approved narrative that : a) Cammell Laid CEO John Syvret is claiming that strike action is jeopardising future contracts and employment prospects and that b) Frank Field is working relentlessly behind the scenes to safeguard jobs. Unfortunately neither article addresses frigate in the dry dock and discuss what the strike action is actually all about. Casualisation is obviously the new ‘C’ word !
Sadly for those wanting to show solidarity with striking Cammell Laird’s workers – especially those who received their redundancy notices this week – and find out exactly why they are picketing the shipyard will be unable to do so as today’s planned gathering has been postponed. We’ll keep you posted about future developments: