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9/15/2009 09:00 AM EDT
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re: Strike at Freescale Toulouse
xFSL   9/18/2009 10:39:21 PM
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--"Strike"? They are getting laid off in a couple of weeks, production probably already shut down. Remember we're talking about the French here!! It took Freescale best part of two years to finish production in their factory in Scotland after they first announced they planned to close it, and that was without any strikes or even the threat of strikes.. I'd anticipate that it's going to to take much, much longer to close the Toulouse facility, and I doubt that Richy Beyer will be going anywhere near the place incase he gets locked inside by the workforce .... Sacked French workers take to 'bossnapping' OR in case they blow the plant up while he's inside it.... Reply   Post Message   Messages List   Start a Board
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tparty   9/15/2009 9:06:32 PM
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"Strike"? They are getting laid off in a couple of weeks, production probably already shut down. Sounds more like an illegal takeover of the plant ("entries could be progressively reduced"), an extortion tactic by the union. Great way to get international companies thinking positively about establishing factories in France, where the rule of union politics trumps the rule of law.

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