Rapid Fire Jan. 23, 2013: Get Used to Redundancy and Diversification News
- Rolls Royce intends to cut or relocate 378 defense-related jobs at its plant in Ansty, UK, or almost half its staff. This follows the confirmation by the Ministry of Defence of a third tranche of redundancies affection 5,300 Army soldiers.
- The SPEEA trade union explains [PDF] why it rejected Boeing’s latest (of many) contract proposal which the company had presented as its “best and final.” It’s all about pension schemes. Employees are to vote in a process whose outcome won’t be known until mid-February.