Turkey - Yves Rocher under critique - August 31, 2018

Yves Rocher was harshly criticised after the company laid off workers on the grounds that they had joined a trade union. The workers produce cosmetics for the Flormar brand, which is owned by the French multinational. On the 84th day of a picket outside the gates of the factory of Flormar, security forces intervened in an attempt to end the resistance of the 132 dismissed workers. An online petition that calls on Yves Rocher to reinstate the workers has so far collected 107,653 signatures. A film tells their story.

Read on: in English …   in English (2) …   The film and petition: in English …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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