Our Ref: RT/16/3
10 June 2020
REDUNDANCIES – LEATHAMS
You will no doubt have received communication from Leathams which indicates that the company intends to introduce a redundancy programme as the industry is eased out of the lockdown but with still huge challenges ahead as it faces a “new normal” for all aspects of its business.
While no formal notice of redundancy has yet been tabled, an announcement to “downsize” or “reduce” tends to suggest that job losses will form part of that process.
I know that this will raise worries and concerns for you and your colleagues at the company so I can assure you that your union will do all it can to mitigate any threats to our members’ jobs and terms and conditions as much as we can.
I can also assure you that RMT will provide all practical assistance to our members through this process and should you have any queries or wish to the discuss the matter with your union then do not hesitate to contact your Regional Office on 020 7529 8853/8860 to seek assistance and representation should that be necessary.
RMT will also provide any legal advice or support which is required through this process and you can also access such assistance through your Regional Office on the number given above.
I would like to reiterate that your union will do all it can to minimise the disruption to you and your colleagues during this already worrying time.