Maubeuge-Countless numbers of staff rallied Saturday outside the house the Renault factory in northern France to protest the automaker’s final decision to minimize fifteen,000 jobs all over the world, which include 4,600 in France.
Unions stated 8,000 men and women took section in the protest at the Maubeuge subsidiary in excess of the cuts developed to enable Renault steer out of a money crunch exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
The plant, which employs all over two,a hundred men and women, has been stopped considering that Friday.
Beneath the new prepare, Maubeuge-primarily based manufacturing of electrical Kangoo utility vehicles is set to shift to Douai, 70 kilometres (forty five miles) away, significantly to the consternation of staff.
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