IMPORTANT NEWS: National Electric Vehicle Sweden has agreed to buy the assets of Saab Automobile and the sale is expected to be finalized during the summer.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Unions: Victor Muller's plans are credible

Today the four employee unions at Saab, IF Metall, Ledarna, Akademikerförbundet and Unionen, had a meeting with Saab's management which included CEO Victor Muller. To Swedish news agency TT the union representatives says that they are satisfied with the information they got and the plans Victor Muller presented for the future were credible.

"We are satisfied with what we were told. There is a plan for the future. As for the August wages, I feel reassured", said Anette Hellgren who is leader of Unionen, which is one of the unions at Saab.

According to Swedish Radio, Hellgren said that Saab already now has the money to pay the August wages. 

"The meeting was good and we got good information. Muller has many plans. What he presented felt credible", said Per Bränneby, who is leader of the union Akademikerförbundet.

Thomas Haglund from the union Ledarna told Swedish Radio that they got information about how close Saab is to find a solution to the crisis. 

"There are good things going on", Haglund said.