EU sources -United union protests at Holcim Annual General Meeting -April 18, 2013

Trade unionists from Italy, Belgium, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Germany and Switzerland came to the Holcim General Annual Meeting in Dübendorf (Switzerland) to protest against planned layoffs and the uncooperative operation of the company. Holcim has announced it will have to close down plants in order to reach a 1.2 billion euro profit. The European Works Council and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) have demanded decent information and consultation procedures, as well as a postponement of any layoffs until the completion of the consultation round.

English: http://www.industriall-union.org/over-200-workers-protest-at-holcims-agm

 

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