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Len McCluskey, the leader of Unite, the UK's biggest union, has told ITV that a 'significant drop in the number of jobs' is part of Ford's five year plan for Bridgend.
Yesterday ITV News revealed that Ford has drawn up plans to cut 1,160 jobs at its engine plant in Bridgend over the next four years.
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We've asked Ford to provide for us the plans for Bridgend for the next five years, and they have done that.
Embodied in that is a significant drop in the number of jobs.
But our message is clear ... Ford have a duty to commit to the workforce in Bridgend.
Len McCluskey is addressing the Ford workers in separate meetings at the Bridgend plant today.
Carwyn Jones says he's "deeply concerned" following reports that over a thousand jobs at the Ford engine plant in Bridgend could go over the next four years.
The First Minister, who's currently in the United States for a trade and investment tour, also confirmed the Welsh Government were "actively seeking urgent assurances" from Ford about their future plans.
These reports are clearly deeply concerning, and we are actively seeking urgent assurances from Ford - both in the U.K. and US - about their future plans. We are also speaking to the workforce through the trades unions and offering them every assistance. We have worked very closely with Ford over a number of years to secure a future for the Bridgend plant, and we remain committed to supporting these vital manufacturing jobs.
ITV News understands that Ford is responding to a fall in global demand and problems with efficiency - including restrictive work practices - specific to Bridgend.
The company expects headcount to fall from its current level of 1,760 to around 600 by 2021.