Remploy Factory Closures

The Government has confirmed the closure of 27 factories employing disabled workers, including three in the Midlands.

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Union calls Remploy closures 'a travesty'

Disabled people who work for the government-run firm Remploy have been told today that they're losing their jobs.

Factories in Leicester and Worksop have been told they will be closing by September. However, a factory in Chesterfield will stay open.

GMB Union's Jerry Nelson says the workers affected by the closures are 'decimated' by the decision.

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