Unite has indicated it will to try and reverse the announcement today by Allevard Springs that it intends to close its factory at Clydach Vale, resulting in the loss of 60 jobs.

Unite Regional Officer Andrew Pearson said,

"This proposed closure would be a body blow to a Welsh manufacturing sector attempting to recover from the effects of the pandemic. The workforce at Allevard Springs is world class and will be devastated by this news. Unite is calling upon Allevard Springs to think again and commence immediate talks with Unite to seek an alternative way forward to secure the future of the plant.

Unite is also calling on Welsh government to engage immediately to support this process and explore all avenues at its disposal to save these high quality jobs.”


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