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GMB secures future for 300 workers at JCB in 'stunning turnaround'

14 Jul 2021
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Hundreds of temporary workers to move to permanent contracts thanks to GMB Union work 

Hundreds of workers at JCB on temporary contracts have been moved to full-time work thanks to a campaign by GMB Union representatives. 

The 300 new jobs, spread across eight sites in the West Midlands, signal a remarkable turnaround for a workforce that was facing more than 900 permanent and 720 temporary job cuts at JCB at the start of the pandemic.

Stuart Harrison, GMB Regional Organiser said: 

“Yet again our fantastic workplace reps have saved jobs and secured the future for their members. 

“Union workers at JCB have defended themselves throughout the pandemic and as a result, not a single one has lost their job. 

“We expect to win even more permanent contracts for our members by year’s end.”

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