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Workers disrupt production at PSA Peugeot Citroen Aulnay plant

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Workers disrupt production at PSA Peugeot Citroen Aulnay plant

Around 200 French workers from the Aulnay plant north of Paris are disrupting production, protesting layoffs and the planned closure of the facility.

France’s largest automaker has announced it will cut 8,000 jobs and close the Aulnay-sous-Bois plant as it struggles to compete in Europe’s stagnant car market. Workers from the CGT union marched into the plant early today, just as PSA Peugeot Citroen was trying to resume production after a similar disruption earlier this month.

Striking workers were blocking the production line, with others who wanted to work resting inside half-built cars. Despite the disruption, the carmaker said production is proggressively resuming. According to Jean-Pierre Mercier of the CGT union, workers want new jobs that would include early retirement at 55 and permanent contracts for all workers.

PSA says the strikers represent only a minority of the 2,800 employees at the plant. “There is a very, very little minority. Most people want to go back to work [although] some are still on strike. The ones on strike are opposed to the factory closing – they are really a minority who want to occupy the factory so this is why we are trying everything we can so others can work safely,” a PSA spokeswoman told just-auto.

Further talks will be held on Tuesday in Paris between PSA and its unions on future plans for the company.

by Dan Mihalascu (my Google+) - Monday, January 28th, 2013 - filed under Citroen, Industry, News, Peugeot. Image credit: .
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