Finland -Kemira Oulo plant taken offline as workers strike -October 08, 2012

The Kemira chemical plants in Oulo had to be taken offline as 120 workers went on strike over expected layoffs. Kemira announced in July that it would lay off 600 workers due to financial difficulties. Union representatives stated that the workers will remain on strike until the firm starts meaningful negotiations over the intended layoffs.

English: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/08/finland-kemira-idUSL6E8L8B7R …

 

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