British unions deepen collaboration with glassmaker Pilkington over job losses

Glassmakers Pilkington have announced the closure of the Float Glass Line at Cowley Hill in St Helens, England, with the loss of 140 jobs.   This is the latest in a series of job cuts at the firm’s St Helens sites in the last three years.

The St Helens-based company was taken over by Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) in 2006. Glass production at Cowley Hill began in 1871, while Pilkington’s itself was founded in St Helens in 1820.

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Date: 14 November 2013
Source: www.wsws.org

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