31 March 2022
The sacking, without notice, of 800 P&O Ferries workers is an obscene attack on workers’ rights. It has exposed how weak UK employment law is in protecting working people. It has also thrust into plain sight the total disregard some employers have for workers’ rights and dignity at work.
We are a union of 47,000 actors, dancers, singers, stage management directors and performing artists. We are not a union of seafarers – although our members do perform on cruise ships - but this is an attack on every single working person.