regional officer Graham Smith said: 'The offer is still short of what we're looking for.
spokesman Des Heemskerk said: "The productivity is second to none, and yet the conditions are second class.
Since this launch Wales Tasc has attracted affiliations from union branches and individuals from across the trade union spectrum including some of Roger's AEEU
He no longer represents or speaks for AEEU
national officer Tom Watson and local Labour MP Fraser Kemp will ask the European Commission to rubberstamp the deal tomorrow.
David Harrison, regional officer for the AEEU
, said: "We support the claim, the only difference of opinion is the way in which members have progressed it.
Mr Watson, who sat on the Rover Taskforce that helped to save Longbridge in his former job as an AEEU
official, said: 'Manufacturing is vital to the West Midlands economy and the academy ought to be sited in our region.'
Following the release of the giant figure in Corus's annual report, both the ISTC (Iron and Steel Trades Confederation) and Amicus - AEEU
- say the company should look to give some of the surplus back to past members of staff.
The GMB and the AEEU
brought a claim for a "protective award".
Rhys Williams, 32, lives in Neath and is the engineering union AEEU
's branch secretary at the Borg Warner motor parts factory at Margam, Port Talbot.
The former full-time official with the AEEU
engineering union and former chair of the Labour party in Scotland died at home after a short illness.
Last month, TGWU members voted 865 for strike action and 831 against, while members of the AEEU
voted 311 in favour of a strike and 344 against.