• Friday, August 19, 2022


UK Car Workers Facing ‘Triple Whammy’ of Government Inability as JLR Announces Two Week Closure

No jobs will be affected by the two-week shutdown and workers will continue to be paid by banking hours. (Photo: DAVID JONES/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

Describing the news of the two week shutdown of Solihull plant of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) as deeply troubling with the potential to impact on the supply chain, Unite, the UK’s biggest union for car workers, said the government’s incompetence risked turning the UK car industry and its world-class suppliers from ‘hero to zero.’ A triple whammy of Brexit uncertainty, government confusion over diesel and ministers’ half-hearted support for electric vehicles is threatening the future of the UK car industry Unite warned on Monday (8) as JLR announced a two-week shutdown of its Solihull plant. News of JLR’s two-week shutdown…

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