Video: solidarity with the CHEP strike

Unite members working at the CHEP pallet factory in Trafford Park have been on continuous strike over pay since 17 December. On 12 January Manchester TUC hosted an online solidarity meeting which was addressed by:

  • Gary Walker, striker
  • Ian McCluskey, Unite officer
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP
  • James Coffield, GMB rep, CHEP Pontefract

Watch clips from the meeting here:

Messages of support can be sent to

Donations to Unity Bank NW/1 Strike Fund. Account 20217873. Sort code 60-83-01.

You can visit their pickets 24 hours a day on weekdays at Village Way, Trafford Park, M17 1HR. The nearest Metrolink stop is Village.