Leaflet of workers occupying the Ford Visteon factory in Enfield, north London. A ready-to-print copy is attached at the bottom.
We have occupied our factory Ford Visteon workers have occupied our factory since Wednesday 1st April. The previous day in a meeting lasting just 6 minutes we were told that the European company, with plants in Belfast, Basildon and Ponders End, Enfield, was going into administration and that we were to leave - without our wages being paid.
Audio interview with Unite convenor at the occupied Visteon plant in Belfast, John McGuire.
Download the audio interview here: http://www.indymedia.ie/attachments/apr2009/workers_occupation.mp3
Sacked workers from the car parts firm Visteon have been occupying three factories across the UK since Wednesday.
The action began with an overnight sit-in at the Visteon plant in Belfast and employees are continuing their protest at the factory. More than 100 workers have staged a sit-in, the Unite trade union has said. Earlier, it was announced that 565 staff would go at Visteon car components plants across the UK.