Netherlands -Negotiations of social plan at Cargill broken off -May 4, 2012

Negotiations between management and unions at the protein factory of American company Cargill were broken off after management presented its concrete proposals for a social plan. According to trade union representatives, the previously promised job guarantee turned out to be no more than a longer dismissal period. Workers at the factory organized a work stoppage mid-April when it became clear that the total vacancies in the company exceeded the number of foreseen lay offs.

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