More than 70 people from the Dundee business community attended a breakfast meeting hosted by Michelin yesterday when they learned how they could have a role in preparing young people in the city for the world of work.
Negotiators will meet Michelin bosses with a plan to save as many jobs as possible at the tyre giant’s doomed Dundee factory.
Plea over Dundee Michelin jobs after tyre giant ‘stressed there is no going back’ over factory closure
Politicians and business leaders will try to persuade Michelin to keep some form of presence in Dundee after closing its factory in 2020.
An action group established to try to save jobs at Dundee’s closure-threatened Michelin tyre factory has met in the city.
An action group set up to look at alternative options for the closure-threatened Michelin factory will hold its first meeting on Monday.
Politicians, business leaders and trade unions will join forces in a bid to save the closure-threatened Michelin tyre factory in Dundee.
The 16 people who have been tasked with saving the jobs of 845 Michelin workers have been revealed.
Tax breaks and government grants are ready to be deployed in the battle to save Dundee’s Michelin plant, says the Finance Secretary.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said her thoughts are with workers at the closure-threatened Michelin tyre factory in Dundee as she pledged to leave “no stone unturned” in attempts to secure its future.
Converting the Michelin factory to provide small-scale tyre production alongside research and development could be one way to preserve the company’s presence in Dundee, the leader of the city council has suggested.
Workers at Michelin were the last to know their jobs had been scrapped, as the firm took four weeks to notify staff and held crunch talks with Scottish Government ministers.
The firm behind the £100 million replacement for the Baldovie incinerator in Dundee said construction work would continue.
Dundee and Angus College has said it will try to help Michelin staff retrain in order to find alternative employment after the factory’s closure.
Michelin bosses have given Scottish Economy Secretary Derek Mackay until the end of the month to come up with a plan that could save the closure-threatened Dundee site.
Michelin boss John Reid has revealed his own devastation at the news the Dundee factory is to close down.
Workers have spoken of their agony at the news tyre giant Michelin is to shut down its Dundee factory.
‘Can we diversify factory?’: Dundee council chief to look at all options to save Michelin site and jobs
Dundee East MSP Shona Robison and city council leader John Alexander have vowed to do all they can to secure the future of the Michelin plant.
The Tay Cities Deal is being delayed in the wake of the forthcoming job losses at Michelin.
Michelin has agreed to consider Scottish Government proposals that could save its closure-threatened Dundee tyre plant, MSPs have been told.
The Scottish Government will do all it can to secure the future of Michelin workers affected by the planned closure of the Dundee plant, Economy Secretary Derek Mackay has said.