Monday, January 08, 2007

Peugeot Closes Ryton Plant

Although we have known of the impending closure for some while and the last car "rolled off" the production line on the 12th of December, it is today that the plant officially closes.

We have heard the last roar of the lion at Ryton and it's a sad day for Coventry.

On the day Peugeot close their Ryton plant, Amicus Britain's biggest private sector union calls for stronger employment protection for UK workers and warns other employers that Peugeot's decision to abandon the UK has heralded a major union campaign to prevent other companies following suit.

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