Wed Apr 19th, 2006 at 10:02:47 AM EST
From The BBC. The Company might be French but the striking militants hail from another place.
Unions say they are considering industrial action over the news that 2,300 workers will lose their jobs when a Warwickshire car plant closes.
It follows the announcement that the Peugeot plant at Ryton, near Coventry, will close by mid-2007.
A union spokesman said industrial action may not be taken straight away but they intended to fight the company's decision.
Production at the Warwickshire plant has halted while staff attend meetings.
Peugeot has blamed high production and logistical costs for the decision.
Unfortunatly this has not made the web version of the story. The union leader said that Peugeot would never ha
Des Quinn, regional organiser for the T&G union, told BBC Five Live that it would strive to reverse the decision.
"The plant is productive, and profitable, that they've never denied," he said.
"We'll be trying our best to convince them that their decision is short-sighted, unjust and to overturn it."
One Peugeot employee of 17 years, who attended Wednesday's meeting, said he did not think workers would support a strike.
If only they were French or had joined the euro.