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Laid-off workers threaten to blow up French plant

Posted By admin On April 2, 2010 @ 11:15 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Friday, April 2, 2010

Workers at a French car accessories plant north of Paris threatened Friday to blow up their factory unless they were given better layoff compensation.

Employees at the Sodimatex plant placed petrol bombs near a large gas tank and were threatening to set them on fire.

“The plant is going to go up in smoke, if that’s what they want,” said one worker.

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Managers sat down with union leaders and labour mediators at the town hall in Crepy-en-Valois in a bid to defuse tensions at the plant, where 92 jobs will be shed.

“The workers have high expectations about this meeting. There has to be a concrete result or else anything could happen. They are very determined,” said Eric Lemoine, a union activist.

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