The Unite union, which represents some of Unilever’s staff, says it is considering the impact of today's announcement from the consumer goods giant.
The firm's announcement to invest £40 million in its biggest UK factory in Wirral, Merseyside, will lead to hundreds of job losses.
The union will be meeting with senior management later this month and say its main concern is to ensure there are no compulsory redundancies.
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