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Visteon dispute


Belfast Visteon: Four weeks in occupation

28 April 2009
The High Court in Belfast last week refused to order the eviction of the occupying Visteon workers in the city.

How Visteon profited out of failure

21 April 2009
Ford set up Visteon in 1997 and outsourced it in 2000. An internal Visteon UK document in the possession of Socialist Worker reveals the method underlying the outsourcing process.

Dubious practices behind the closure of Visteon UK

21 April 2009
Outsourcing is the business model that human resource managers love. It is what lies behind the sacking of around 600 workers at the Visteon car components company, which is a supplier to Ford, and countless other companies.

Support the struggle at Visteon

21 April 2009
Do a collection and take a group from your workplace or campaign to visit the Visteon plantsInvite a Visteon speaker to your workplace or organisation to publicise their fightJoin the national day of action on Saturday 25 April and organise a protest at your local Ford dealerRaise money through your union branchRush messages to <a href="mailto:steve.hart@unitetheunion.com">steve.hart@unitetheunion.com</a> or text to Kevin (Enfield) 07956 375 410, Frank (Basildon) 07535 417 418 or John (Belfast) 07816 590 380

Visteon Enfield: Spreading resistance

21 April 2009
Delegations of Enfield Visteon workers have been out building support for their struggle.

Chart showing how Visteon relates to Ford

21 April 2009

Visteon Basildon: 'This is not just our battle'

21 April 2009
"We’re in a fight we can’t afford to lose," says Trevor, one of the sacked workers from Visteon’s Basildon plant. "This is not just our battle. It has a knock-on effect for workers at other firms and people in the same boat as us."

Visteon UK’s boss: the bucks stop here

21 April 2009
Steve Gawne is the managing director of Visteon UK. He was behind "Project Protea" and "Project Kennedy", the secret schemes to run down the Visteon plants from 2007 onwards.

Visteon - a jobs fight for all of us

21 April 2009
Building solidarity for the continuing struggle of the sacked Visteon workers is a priority for every trade unionist in Britain.

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