BMW strike halts MINI car production in the UK

Back in March, the four UK plants that develop cars and components for BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce in Oxfordshire, Chichester, Birmingham and Swindon have threatened to strike over pension issues. Today, Unite union has halted production of the MINI cars, the first by BMW staff in Britain. BMW urged the union to return to the negotiating table.

According to Unite, picket lines will be in place for 24 hours at three BMW’s plants:

Cowley in Oxfordshire, where the firm makes the Mini Hams...

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