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Rolls-Royce: Deal reached over Barnoldswick jobs – BBC News

Management and unions say the deal secures the long-term future of the factory in east Lancashire.



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image captionRolls-Royce Trent Engine blades are made at the site in Barnoldswick
A long-running dispute at a Rolls-Royce factory over job cuts has been resolved after workers accepted a deal.
The strike by the Unite union in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, began in November over plans to move aeroplane fan blade production to Singapore.
Unite said the deal, which was backed overwhelmingly by staff, gives the site a new lease of life.
Rolls Royce management said a way forward had been agreed after “weeks…

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