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Linde announcement a ‘blow to the workforce’, says Unite

Linde announcement a ‘blow to the workforce’, says Unite

31 January 2013

Unite, one of the largest union’s in Wales, has described today’s news of potential job losses at the Linde factory in Merthyr Tydfil as a ‘blow to the workforce’.

The Kion Group owned company has announced plans to enter into the 90 day consultation period with its 203 strong workforce.

Unite regional officer Graham Smith said:

“We are clearly disappointed by today’s announcement by Linde which comes as a blow to the workforce in Merthyr Tydfil.

Our priority now is to work with the relevant parties to see what can be done to keep the factory producing and to ensure the best possible outcome for our members.”

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For further information contact Unite regional officer Graham Smith on 07958511578 or Unite Wales communications co-ordinator Hannah Blythyn on 07980 237694

Unite is Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union with 1.5 million members working across all sectors of the economy. The general secretary is Len McCluskey.