Unite seeks safeguards for Ford UK employees amid European shake-up
- Thursday 10 January 2019
Unite, the UK’s largest union representing car workers, said it would be engaging positively with Ford to look after the interests of its UK employees after the carmaker announced a shake-up of its European operations today (Thursday 10 January).
Commenting Unite national officer Des Quinn said: “Ford’s workforce in the UK is world class in making and developing engines and gearboxes that are shipped all over the globe.
“Unite is positively engaging with Ford over its plans as we seek to safeguard jobs and look after the interests of all the company’s employees in the UK.
“We expect the immediate impact on Ford’s UK operations to be limited.”
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Notes to editors
• Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest union with members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.