GMB RESPONDS AS WEDGWOOD SET TO AXE UP TO 145 JOBS IN STOKE

GMB, the union for ceramics workers, has responded to news iconic Wedgwood, the iconic Barlaston-based manufacturer is to cut up to 145 jobs.

Wendy Grieveson, GMB Organiser said

“Wedgwood has been part of Stoke’s manufacturing landscape for more than two hundred and fifty years and an iconic part of the UK ceramic sector.

“This news is gravely concerning and members are today understandably concerned for their future – they have many concerns that must now be addressed.

“GMB will be entering urgent discussions with the company this afternoon to seek the clarity and reassurance Wedgwood’s proud workforce need and deserve.”