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France: Renault workers protest outside Paris plant after mass job cuts02:24

France: Renault workers protest outside Paris plant after mass job cuts

France, Paris
May 29, 2020 at 17:18 GMT -00:00 · Published

Workers protested in front of Renault's Choisy-le-Roi plant in Paris suburbs on Friday after the closure of the factory was announced.

In order to reach 2 billion euros in savings, the French car manufacturer Renault announced the closure of the factory which employs 250 people. In total Renault plans to cut 15,000 jobs in a drive to restructure the company following a fall in sales due to coronavirus.

One employee said, "They (the management) took advantage of the health situation today in France, after the lockdown to declare this immediately and put everyone in a done deal."

France: Renault workers protest outside Paris plant after mass job cuts02:24
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Workers protested in front of Renault's Choisy-le-Roi plant in Paris suburbs on Friday after the closure of the factory was announced.

In order to reach 2 billion euros in savings, the French car manufacturer Renault announced the closure of the factory which employs 250 people. In total Renault plans to cut 15,000 jobs in a drive to restructure the company following a fall in sales due to coronavirus.

One employee said, "They (the management) took advantage of the health situation today in France, after the lockdown to declare this immediately and put everyone in a done deal."

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