SEP 00] JAGUAR NEWS
Jaguar Workers Want More Family Time
after the Peugeot strike threat ended, Jaguar workers submitted
a claim for improved pay and conditions.
leaders have asked bosses to cut the working week from 37 to 35
they have also made a unique step by asking the Coventry-based
car firm to extend parental leave.
in holidays and pensions for manual workers have also been
Woodley, of the TGWU said:
have made a series of annual pay and conditions claims but
this time we are making an industry first by asking for paid
workers want to be paid for the 13 weeks parental leave that the
Government has introduced as unpaid time off.
Jaguar spokeswoman said the demands were part of the annual pay
negotiations and would be dealt with in the normal way.
proposals will go out to consultation before negotiations begin
with the unions in about four weeks’ time.