Strikes Continues at Bridgestone Australia

22nd March 2007 | 0 Comments

Workers at the soon to be privatised Bridgestone Australia plant in Adelaide have gone on strike and are contemplating whether to continue their industrial action. The workers are seeking a 12 per cent wage increase over three years, considerably more than Bridgestone Australia’s offer of 6 per cent plus a AUD$2000 (£820) signing bonus and a productivity-linked $3000 (£1,225) over three years.

Bob Donnelly, speaking on behalf of the union representing the striking workers, stated that the tyremaker was paying its employees less than the industry standard.

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