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Unite welcomes recognition agreement with Aston Martin

Unite welcomes recognition agreement with Aston Martin

24 January 2017

Unite Wales has today welcomed a recognition agreement signed between Unite and Aston Martin which will ensure future employees at the landmark site will benefit from the support of Unite.

Andy Richards, Wales secretary, said:  “This agreement is testament to Aston Martin and Unite's commitment to working together for the future success of the company's Welsh operations.

"Unite is proud of the efforts made by our Welsh Labour government in attracting this high profile and prestigious manufacturer to Wales. Wales has a dynamic and thriving automotive sector and the skilled workforce we have in Wales is vital to achieving success.

"This agreement displays yet again that world class companies recognise the many benefits of working together with trade unions. A long and prosperous future lies ahead for Aston Martin and its workforce in Wales. Unite is excited and proud to be part of that future.”

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