Jobs fears at First West Yorkshire after cleaning outsourced
Cleaners at bus firm First West Yorkshire say they fear for their futures following a move to outsource bus cleaning operations.
Some 154 jobs at five bus garages across the county – including Huddersfield – are affected by the decision to hand bus cleaning duties over to an outside company from October 17.
First said it was consulting with all those affected with a view to them transferring employment to the new firm, Wimbledon-based Cordant Cleaning Ltd.
But one employee said: “Everything is up in the air. We just don’t know what our future is.”
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