France -TUI group restructures -September 07, 2013

The tourism and travel company TUI announced a restructuring of its activities (the travel agencies and tour operators Nouvelles Frontières and Marmara, the airline company Corsair) with over 300 job losses. According to the management, 306 jobs will be cut, however data are disputed between unions and management. A voluntary departure plan affecting 247 employees with the closure of about 26 agencies (129 employees) and job cuts in headquarter (118) was confirmed by both unions and employers during an extra-ordinary works council meeting. The trade unions have planned a mobilisation against the overall restructuring plan and ask for meetings with the main shareholders in London and Hannover.


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