Airbus employees have agreed a 10% reduction in the working week at its site in Flintshire in an attempt to save jobs. A ballot of up to 3,500 members of the Unite union voted in favour of a working hours cut for employees. The site employs 6,000 people and it is thought that between 350 and 400 jobs were under threat before the agreement. Broughton Head of Plant, Jerome Blandin, said: “We are delighted the Trade Union members have supported a proposal which was rooted in helping save jobs at the plant.” Airbus revealed that it was likely to cut

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