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Germany: Hundreds protest job cuts outside WMF HQ

Germany, goppingen
July 19, 2014 at 18:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

Over 1,500 workers of WMF Group, a kitchen manufacturer based in Geislingen, Göppingen, protested outside of the company headquarters, Saturday, in response to plans to cut up to 600 jobs within the company.

A human chain was made by the protesters, who released balloons outside of the WMF company building, and who declared that financial investor KKR of the WMF Group, which holds a 70 per cent share, should not be cutting the livelihoods of some of the 6,100 staff members.

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Over 1,500 workers of WMF Group, a kitchen manufacturer based in Geislingen, Göppingen, protested outside of the company headquarters, Saturday, in response to plans to cut up to 600 jobs within the company.

A human chain was made by the protesters, who released balloons outside of the WMF company building, and who declared that financial investor KKR of the WMF Group, which holds a 70 per cent share, should not be cutting the livelihoods of some of the 6,100 staff members.

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