LONDON Feb 21 The head of Britain's biggest
trade union Unite said on Tuesday he will seek assurances from
the chief executive of PSA Carlos Tavares that it will
maintain jobs and keep plants in Britain open during a meeting
Peugeot maker PSA is considering the buyout of General
Motors' European operations, which include Vauxhall in
Britain, and said on Tuesday it will respect existing labour
agreements if a deal took place.
"We’ll be seeking these very same assurances for our
workers, plants and agreements when I meet with Mr Tavares on
Friday," Unite's General Secretary Len McCluskey said in an
"UK car buyers want to buy Vauxhall because it is seen as a
quintessential British brand, associated clearly with UK plants
and jobs," he added.
(Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Stephen Addison)