Scottish Greens condemn appalling P&O jobs plan

Commenting on reports that P&O ferries have sacked its entire UK workforce, and intends to replace them with agency staff, Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer said:

“If these reports are true, P&O should be universally condemned for this attempt to sack their entire UK workforce and replace them with agency staff on worse pay and conditions.

“The RMT union has rightly opposed this action in the strongest possible terms and the Scottish Greens support their efforts to save their members jobs, including by remaining on their vessels until this is resolved.

“On behalf of the Scottish Green Party I offer the workers and their unions our solidarity and urge both the Scottish and UK Governments to engage with the company and unions as a matter of urgency.”