More problems for Ellesmere Port
26 June 2006

Production of the Vauxhall Astra at Ellesmere Port has stopped because of a labour dispute at one of Vauxhall's supply companies.

TDS Automotive Logistics wants to move from three to two shifts and has offered workers statutory redundancy payments.

The Transport and General Workers and Amicus unions have rejected these proposals as not good enough.

The redundancies at TDS are a direct results of the 900 job losses Vauxhall has announced for the Merseyside plant in its switch from three shifts to two.

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