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In a series of ballots yesterday, 1700 employees at the Elizabeth plant were effectively voting to keep their jobs and continue producing the carmaker’s Cruze and Commodore models.

A planned three per cent wage increase from November will now be deferred as the carmaker looks to save $15 million in labour costs in order to remain viable and keep building cars in Australia.

Read the dull story at the ABC

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-13/holden-workers-vote-on-pay-proposal/4884158?section=sa

 


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