Delivery workers at Breezemount Transport's Cradley Heath operation
said they had gone unpaid after they were laid off just over a week ago - meaning their families face a miserable Christmas.
Protesting Amicus members from the Alstom Washwood Heath operation
marching on their way to the Labour Party Conference last year and (inset left) some of the protesters at an Amicus rally addressed by Derek Simpson; The death of manufacturing: Amicus members carry a coffin in one of their protests over the Alstom closure plans
A thousand jobs are set to go in Birmingham at the Washwood Heath operation
We agreed to continue our discussions over the coming weeks but our initial thoughts are that the most constructive way in which the city council can help save the Washwood Heath operation
is to assist in lobbying the Strategic Rail Authority and the Government to try to secure more orders.
Last year Alstom Transport boss Michel Moreau made scathing comments about the Washwood Heath operation
in internal bulle- tins, accusing the factory of having 'dragged down our reputation'.
The highly experienced team at Acumus will be a strong addition to our public sector practice and an excellent complement to our Gallagher Heath operations
," Gallagher, Jr added.
Their highly experienced team, strong expertise and geographic presence will be an excellent complement to our Gallagher Heath operations