Peugeot workers to strike over pay

car workers are to strike in February, following a vote by members of the
Transport and General Workers’ Union.

members at Peugeot’s Ryton plant near Coventry voted to take strike action
after rejecting a two-year pay offer from the company.

union said that Peugeot, one of the most successful car makers in the UK,
should come back to the negotiating table to reach a settlement.

Osborne, T&G national secretary for the car industry said today: "As a
consequence of the positive strike vote, the Peugeot Joint Negotiating
Committee met this morning and unanimously decided to call for a one-day

company should take notice of the wishes of the workforce who are seeking an
improved offer. The unions are ready to talk at any time and we urge Peugeot to
return to the negotiating table to reach a settlement and avert what could be a
damaging dispute."

By Quentin Reade

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