Group FCA – Increase the volume in Melfi, stop the redundancies after two years

The factory of Melfi of the group FCA is preparing to return to normal production, with an increase in volumes and to stop the redundancies among the workers. In particular, as announced by the Fim-Cisl, Uil-Uilm, Fismic and Aqcf on the basis of communications of the management of the establishment, lucano, the assembly line of Jeep Compass is passed on yesterday, from one to two shifts, with a production of 80-90 vehicles to turn.

Production on the rise. The volumes are expected to increase by the end of July, when the assembly line will churn out 400 cars a day on two shifts, with the use of 2,000 workers. Monday 6th July will start the production of the models in Renegade and 500X with conventional drives: it is expected, however, it will be finished on July 31.

Stop the redundancies. The increase in production will allow to re-use all the labour force and, therefore, are not expected redundancies daily starting in mid-July. In view of the situation, to trade unions has been given of the intention of the company to proceed only with “suspension of targeted and limited to the stops on Saturday and Sunday.” The most important communication, according to the trade unions, however, is that relative to the absence of those redundancies started in August of 2018, with the end of production of the Point. “After two years, therefore, no more redundancies at the plant in San Nicola di Melfi, thanks to the investments that the company has decided to do on the Compass and power”, claim the trade unions. The company, however, has plans of resorting to the ordinary redundancy funds for the 25 and 26 July and from 1 to 9 August. The site also will be closed from the 10 to the 23 of August for the traditional summer break.

Source: Quattroruote.en – Edited by Anthon K.