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GMB pledges to resist job losses at Pilkington Glass

Post Time:Jan 31,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:74

GMB has pledged to resist compulsory job losses and changes to pensions at Pilkington Glass.

The union has more than 500 members in St Helens and is undertaking a consultative ballot on proposed changes to pensions that could reduce final pensionable pay by between 20-40%.

Pilkington has announced a reduction of 33 jobs at Watson Street Works and 87 jobs at Float Works (which comprises of Greengate and the Cowley Hill sites). This situation has been brought about by a drop for demand within the Float Glass market and also a collapse in Solar Glass.

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