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Bifab workforce cut amid union anger as senior staff remain

7 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

GMB Union has called the “effective” closure of BiFab yards a “dark day” for the Scottish economy as the core workforce is cut in a move that sees senior staff keep their posts.
Despite a recent ownership takeover by Canadian firm DF Barnes, GMB claim the core workforce of 400 and 1000 contractors has been cut, with only seven workers being offered part-time positions.
GMB also say that twelve senior managers from the original BiFab business will be fully retained by new owners.
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Bifab workforce cut amid Union anger as senior staff remain

7 monthes ago   |   By Energy Voice

GMB Union has called the “effective” closure of BiFab yards a “dark day” for the Scottish economy as the core workforce is cut but senior staff remain in post.
Despite a recent ownership takeover by Canadian firm DF Barnes, GMB claim the core workforce of 400 and 1000 contractors has been cut, with only seven workers being offered part-time positions.
GMB also say that twelve senior managers from the original BiFab business will be fully retained by new owners .
Alan Ritchie, GMB Scotland organiser, said: “We were promised a bright future by the new owners but the cold, hard truth is that...
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