Vauxhall factory escapes cuts; Luton plant to lose 354 workers
26 November 2009

Vauxhall's plant at Ellesemere Port has escaped any job cuts as part of owner GM's plans to shed 9000 workers across Europe.

Yesterday GM revealed it will cut 9000 jobs, but beyond saying between 50-60 per cent of the cuts will be in Germany, it did not specify where the other losses would be.

Now it has been revealed that Ellesemere Port has escaped any job cuts, while Vauxhall's plant in Luton, which builds Renault Trafic and Opel Vivaro vans, is expected to lose 354 workers.

Vauxhall has been able to avoid cuts at Ellesemere Port as the proposed plan is for the factory to move to a three shift production operation in 2011. Before then, Vauxhall plans to use its workers to build up stock of the new Astra Sports Tourer.

All job cuts are subject to a period of consultancy, but below is a summary of GM's plans:

Ruesselsheim, Germany: Nearly 2500 jobs to go.

Antwerp, Belgium: GM has not yet decided the fate of the plant, which employs 2321 workers. If it closes the plant, all workers will go. If GM decides to build a small SUV there, as agreed in April 2008, then only 750 jobs will be cut.

Bochum, Germany - 1799 jobs to go.

Zaragoza, Spain - 900 jobs to go.

Luton, England - 354 jobs to go.

Eisenach, Germany - 300 jobs to go.

Kaiserslautern, Germany - 300 jobs to go.

Ellesmere Port, England - No jobs at risk.

Gliwice, Poland - No jobs at risk.

Szentgotthard, Hungary - No jobs at risk.

Aspern, Austria - No jobs at risk.

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26 November 2009

This is the right result and clearly demonstrates the power of not striking, keeping your head down in the face of adversity and working with the management to secure jobs for all - Well done to all the workers at Vauxhall, you deserve our support and perhaps God should now consider an Astra, I certainly will next time I change my car.

Wheats

26 November 2009

Or maybe the current exchange rates?

What are the long term investment plans?

26 May 2014
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