Workers made redundant from the Coventry based, London Taxi Company will travel to Liverpool and the Capital today.
They'll deliver leaflets at major transport hubs in their campaign to keep the factory open. It went into administration last month.
The Unite Union is stepping up its campaign to save the jobs of a hundred black cab manufacturers in Coventry.
The parent company LTI has called in administrators to the loss-making firm as the search continues for a buyer.
A hundred jobs are on the line. Tomorrow black cab taxi drivers in London will join a rally in support of the union who want the jobs to remain in the UK.
The union Unite joined redundant workers of the black cab maker Manganese Bronze, at a rally in Coventry this afternoon.
Regional Officer of Unite, Pete Coulson, told ITV Central that the aim of the union is to ensure that the iconic cab is continued to be made in Britain.
Sacked workers from troubled Black cab maker Manganese Bronze have been rallying in Coventry to get the public to help them save the firm.
Just under a hundred staff were made redundant when the firm went into administration last month.
Workers at Coventry-based black cab maker, Manganese Bronze, held a rally in the city today in support to save the black cab maker.
Nearly 100 people were made redundant after the firm fell into administration last month. Ray Peavry – one of the workers who was made redundant – has told ITV Central his personal concerns for the future.
The administrators for struggling black cab maker Manganese Bronze, which made nearly 100 workers at its base in Coventry redundant after it fell into administration, have issued the following statement about the rally in the city today.
– Spokesperson, Price Waterhouse Coopers
"We were aware the rally in support of saving the London taxi was taking place as the current and ex employees kindly advised us in advance. We are grateful for the ongoing support and resolve of the Group's management, employees and union, and we all remain focused on securing the future of the company."
Workers at Coventry based black cab maker Manganese Bronze are holding a rally in the city in support to save the black cab maker.
Nearly 100 people were made redundant after the firm fell into administration last month.
The rally has been organised by union Unite.
The Coventry-based black cab manufacturer Manganese Bronze has announced that 156 workers will loose their jobs following the company going into administration.
Unite, Britain's biggest union, has held talks with the administrators today for the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze.
– Unite regional officer Peter Coulson
"Unite met with PWC today in Coventry to discuss the future of the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze, which has gone into administration. The parties held detailed discussions over the future of the plant and will continue to maintain a dialogue. Unite remains committed to securing the manufacturer's future and supporting the skilled workers who are facing extremely difficult times."
Reacting to the news of redundancies this morning Unions said the situation was "outrageous".Arriving at the Manganese Bronze factory for talks with administrators this morning, UNITE representative Pete Coulson told Central News:
– UNITE representative Pete Coulson
"We expected a small amount of redundancies, but not to that magnitude. We're continuing to discussions with the administrators today with the hope of reinstating the workforce and giving us the opportunity to put a rescue package forward."