Jobs reinstated after protest

Contractors at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant have had their jobs reinstated after holding an unofficial picketline this morning.

The workers had claimed they were being replaced by foreign workers on lower pay rates.

Protesting workers
Contractors picketing the Port Talbot site this morning Credit: Richard Morgan/ITV

Following the protest, Tata Steel released a statement saying that discussions had taken place with the principal contractor. A spokesperson confirmed that the affected workers will now continue in their jobs until their parts in the project are completed.

Picketing workers
The picketline at the Tata Steel plant Credit: Richard Morgan/ITV


Protest secures Tata Steel jobs

Jobs for contractors at Tata Steel's Port Talbot site were reinstated after workers picketed the gates.