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Wales wing plant with 295 under threat at Filton, near Bristol.
At Broughton this is broken down to 1,114’blue collar ‘production jobs and simply over 300 office based roles. In addition to these cuts 500 employees with company Guidant currently face redundancy at Broughton.
A spokesman stated: “This split shows the substantial impact the COVID crisis has actually had on the UK’s commercial-aircraft manufacturing activities which are concentrated in Broughton.
“Airplane will continue to satisfy routinely with its Trade Union partners in the UK in order to identify options that will help us implement this adjustment while minimising the social effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the Company.”
Darren Reynolds, Unite convenor at Plane Broughton, said: “This is a really huge blow to the labor force. We will now do all we can to alleviate and minimise task losses, and try to prevent mandatory redundancies.
“We will require government assistance to do this.
“Welsh Federal government have actually started to set out what they will do but we also need UK Government assistance to make it through this.”
North Wales MS Llyr Gruffydd tweeted: “Gut-wrenching news. I’ve simply been notified that Plane is proposing 1,435 task losses at Broughton.
“More than I had actually expected. Both Welsh and UK Governments need to now step up to the plate and do whatever possible to keep these jobs and others throughout the supply chain.”
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