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Workers join Parliament demonstration
12:00pm Sunday 17th March 2013 in News
FORMER Ford workers from Clacton who lost their jobs four years ago joined hundreds of others this week, on March 13, to demonstrate outside Parliament.
The group, including six from St Osyth, Clacton and Little Clacton, are still fighting against their former employers, Ford Motor Company, to keep their full pensions.
They were made redundant from the Visteon factories on March 31, 2009 when the company went into administration and closed branches in Enfield, Basildon and Belfast.
A High Court hearing to look at the workers claims was set for May 12 but it is not known if the date will be changed.
The workers have claimed they are being given less than the pension funds they paid in as the scheme was in deficit of £350m when the company folded.