This campaign is not just about steelworkers. Without a vibrant steel industry we will not have vibrant manufacturing and construction industries. Steel is a vital foundation industry on which the UK economy is built.
Communities across the UK have steel at their heart. The steel industry has provided peace of mind to generations of steelworkers and their families. But now the industry is under threat.
Community, the steelworkers’ union, is campaigning to Save our Steel.
Below you can find the latest news about our campaign.
Save our Steel supporters
Sports teams and community groups have been showing their support for the Save Our Steel campaign.
So far Rotherham United, Swansea City, the Ospreys, Cardiff Blues, the Scarlets, Tranmere Rovers & Cardiff City have joined community & youth teams to back steel workers in their fight to save their jobs and their industry.
The great breadth of support shows just how important the steel industry is to everyone and how the plants form an integral part of the local community.
Save Our Steel Supporters
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Community - April 27th, 2017
Responding to today’s announcement from British Steel regarding potential job cuts, restructuring and investment at its Special Profiles business, Steve McCool, National Officer at the [...]
Community - March 8th, 2017
This week is National Apprenticeship Week, and Community has been speaking to some of our members benefiting from the skills and education that a good [...]
Community - February 15th, 2017
The consultative ballots on Tata Steel's proposal on pensions, jobs, investment and production closed at noon today. All union members were asked if they accepted [...]
Community - February 9th, 2017
Tata Steel have today signed an agreement to sell their South Yorkshire based Speciality Steels business to Liberty House. Responding to this news, Roy Rickhuss, [...]
Community - January 18th, 2017
Community's General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss, visited British Steel in Scunthorpe this week to meet with union reps and members and hear about the progress of [...]
Community - December 13th, 2016
The steelworkers’ trade union Community has welcomed the announcement today by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP of changes to procurement rules that will help provide [...]
Community - December 7th, 2016
Steel unions have today secured a commitment from Tata Steel to secure the future of jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across [...]
Community - November 28th, 2016
Community, the steelworkers’ union, has today welcomed the fact that Tata have finally clarified the future of its South Yorkshire based Speciality Steels business. This [...]
Community - October 31st, 2016
Community has today joined British industry and unions in pledging to back Heathrow's third runway through to delivery. Representatives of workers and industry met this [...]
Community - October 14th, 2016
Steel company Liberty House have today announced their intention to reopen the steelworks at Sheerness which has been closed for more than four years. Community [...]