director of personnel at Vauxhall has confirmed that an agreement has been
reached which will avoid any compulsory redundancies at Vauxhall’s Luton plant.
Motors announced in December that it was to close the factory in 2002 with the
loss of 2,000 jobs.
an agreement between Vauxhall and the unions has been agreed involving the
transfer of workers to the neighbouring IBC plant, which makes the Vivaro van
and Frontera off roader, as well as 2,000 employees taking voluntary
Warman, director of personnel at Vauxhall, said, “I am very pleased we have
reached a situation where there is an understanding of what we have to do at
will work with the trade unions to help people to make sure they are looked
after as well as possible.”
By Ben Willmott