BMW strikes set to disrupt Mini and Rolls-Royce production

Unite union claims workers could lose up to £160,000 from closure of final-salary pension schemes

Workers at BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars are to hold a series of 24-hour strikes at factories across the UK in a dispute about pensions.

The Unite union said the eight strikes would significantly disrupt production of Minis and called on BMW, the owner of Mini and Rolls-Royce, to hold talks to resolve the dispute.

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