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Freeports must not lead to deregulation and attacks on workers' rights
The union was reacting to news that two sites in Wales will be gain Freeport status meaning there will be special exemption from tax rates, customs rules and other regulations.    Business leaders and the government claim the move will...
Region: National
Tagged with: Freeports, Holyhead, Milford Haven, Port Talbot
RMT reaction to new Freeport in Wales
Financial backing  has been secured for a freeport in Wales, the UK government has announced.   With eight freeports approved in England and a deal for two struck with the Scottish Government, it is understood that the Cardiff Bay administration...
Region: South Wales and West; South West
Tagged with: Freeport, Wales, Holyhead, Seafarers, Dockers
RMT reaction to two 'Green Freeport' sites for Scotland
Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary said: "Freeports are fatally flawed because they will be operated in private not public interests and it's sad to see the SNP Government fall for this confidence trick by Boris Johnson's ultra-capitalist Tories. "England's Freeports...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Green Freeport, SNP, Tory, Government, Freeport
RMT responds to freeport and offshore measures in budget
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “The furlough extension is welcome but if taxpayer investment is to create good quality seafarer, port and offshore energy jobs in a green recovery, then regulation of the supply chain, trade union recognition and...
Region: National
Tagged with: Offshore, Seafarer, Energy, Freeport, Maritime, Budget, Rishi Sunak,