Terex Trucks has announced a further 65 redundancies at its Newhouse plant.
Management at the Volvo-owned business blamed market conditions and a downturn in global demand for their articulated and rigid vehicles.
Alan Ritchie of trade union GMB Scotland said: “These latest cuts mean more manufacturing misery for Lanarkshire and the Scottish economy, coming less than 24 hours after grim growth forecasts and the threat of a Scottish recession.
“Let’s be clear that Scottish manufacturing is in total freefall and our slide towards a low-skill, low-wage economy gathers apace without any meaningful intervention from the Scottish or UK governments.”
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Article posted 16/6/2016