Unite the Union

Unite the Union

February 21, 2008 11:00 ET

Press Conference-Union Boss Sets Out Staff Demands for Nationalised Northern Rock

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2008) -

Embargoed until 4pm Thursday 21st February

Unite the union Joint General Secretary, Derek Simpson, will tomorrow (Thursday 21st February) set out the union's demands for the management of Northern Rock in public ownership.

At a press conference in Newcastle Derek Simpson will outline what the union expects the government to do to protect the interests of the employees of Northern Rock. Derek Simpson will make clear that he expects a workforce representative to sit on the management board of the new company, no compulsory redundancies, protection of employee shares and the North-East economy.

Date: Thursday 21st February
Time: 4pm
Location: Cuthbert Suite
Copthorne Hotel Newcastle
The Close
Newcastle upon Tyne

Contact Information

  • Saba Mozakka
    Unite Press Office
    07768 693 953 or 020 7420 8916