TVR staff win union recognition

Workers at luxury car maker TVR are to be represented by the Transport and
General Workers’ Union (T&G).

The T&G won recognition at the Blackpool company to negotiate on pay,
hours and holidays after a lengthy campaign and detailed examination by the
Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).

The CAC, the official body set up to rule on contested recognition claims,
studied the union’s application and the company’s counter claim over the past
three months.

An independent panel said that a majority of the 305 workers concerned would
be likely to support recognition based on current membership and those who
expressed support for the T&G.

The manufacturer was recently bought by Russian business tycoon Nikolai

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