Volkswagen in Puebla will pause operations
PUEBLA – The Volkswagen plant based in Puebla continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the shortage of inputs, and will be making production adjustments in the coming days.
In a press release, the Independent Union of Workers of the Volkswagen Automotive Industry of Mexico (Sitiavw) informed that the stoppage will apply to the second shift of segment III dedicated to the assembly of Taos.
“The pandemic has been affecting the automotive industry, including Volkswagen de Mexico. This has caused the company to make adjustments in production,” said the union.
Sitiavw indicated that the production stoppage will apply on account of vacations, so that in case workers have exhausted their balance of days, the daily payment percentage will be of 57.5%, without affecting the sixth and seventh day, in addition to respecting the role of shifts for all segments and auxiliary areas.
Since the beginning of this year, the Volkswagen plant has maintained production adjustments due to the lack of different inputs for the assembly of vehicles.