Workers at Jaguar Land Rover have been advised to accept a two-year pay rise which could be worth up to 9.8%.
Unite union officials voted to recommend the deal for workers at Halewood on Merseyside. It will now go to a vote of the workforce and, if agreed, would start on November 1.
– Roger Maddison, Unite
"The Unite shop stewards voted overwhelmingly in favour of the package which had been hammered out during tough negotiations with JLR's management.
"We have a great workforce at JLR producing a very successful range of excellent vehicles and it is only right that our members share in the nearly #3 billion profit made by JLR over the last two years.
"The British car industry is undergoing a renaissance at present. The constructive working together by employers and the trade unions has been a major factor in this revitalisation of the automotive sector."