Belgium -Social plan at Heinz plant in Turnout -April 17, 2014

Unions and management of the Turnhout H.J.Heinz plant agreed on a social plan for the 190 employees that will lose their jobs as the factory closes.

Unions and management of the Turnhout H.J.Heinz plant agreed on a social plan for the 190 employees that will lose their jobs as the factory closes. Heinz decided to close the profitable factory in Turnhout without any substantial social plan. After the trade unions organised protests in Belgium as well as in Minnesota, the company increased its offer.

English: http://www.iuf.org/w/?q=node/3300

 

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