Portugal -400 workers laid off after fire burn retail park to the ground -October 04, 2012

Seven megastores making up the Retail Park de Portimão (Decathlon, AKI, Staples, Rádio Popular, DeBorla, Moviflor and Continente) were burnt to the ground in a fire at the end of September. The commerce, office and services workers union (CESP) has reported that employees of the retail park have started receiving letters of dismissal. The union expects the number of layoffs to rise to 400 workers.

English: http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/destroyed-retail-park-workers-given …

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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