Renault : hundreds of people demonstrated in Flins against social degradation

Several hundred employees of the Renault group protested Wednesday in front of the factory in Flins (Yvelines) to protest against the restructuring plan of the

Renault : hundreds of people demonstrated in Flins against social degradation

Several hundred employees of the Renault group protested Wednesday in front of the factory in Flins (Yvelines) to protest against the restructuring plan of the automaker and say "No" to the degradation of the welfare state", has found an AFP journalist.

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The employees were called to disengage and to gather in front of the factory by the intersyndicale CGT, CFDT, Unsa, FO and CFE-CGC of this site, which will not result in more new cars is beyond 2024, according to the draft restructuring of the group.

"case-insensitive" social, could read on a banner, while Renault wants to remove with 4,600 jobs in France, including the 2,100 positions in its activities of production, 1,500 jobs in the engineering, and 1,000 posts in support functions.

Of the employees of the Renault group demonstrated in front of the factory in Flins (Yvelines), on 17 June 2020. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP

If Flins has "no more vocation to the manufacture of vehicles, it means that Renault, today, decides not to manufacture in France of popular vehicles" and "as Renault no longer has a chance in the future to develop a popular range that could respond to environmental challenges," said Fabien Waste, steward central CGT.

Make French

In financial difficulty, Renault wants to delete the total 15,000 jobs in the world, within the framework of a savings plan of more than 2 billion euros over three years. This plan provides for the closure of the site of repair of engines and gear boxes of Choisy-le-Roi (Val-de-Marne), the activity of which is to be transferred to Flins, Renault intends to transform "in the ecosystem of circular economy", according to the group's project.

"I have heard the government say 'we want to make French, one wants to make the French'. And Renault, it does what ? It relocates. There is no agreement. And it is for this reason that today we released" demonstrate, "because we want to get something durable on Flins and that he keeps the job," said Florent Vandenborne, a trade union delegate CFE-CGC.

"we Are taught that we are going to make the spare part", which "does not represent a sustainability" for the plant, which itself gives a activity on the entire region," expressed a concern that Mohamed Amri, head of unit on the site of Flins and adherent CFDT.

"Me, I'm back home with Renault to manufacture cars. I'm not back to make another thing", protested Allia Kalklouche, delegate CFDT. "It's been 27 years that I'm here, so I'm going to fight until the end to have a new vehicle, a new project," she added.

The editorial team conseilleRelocalisations : what activities should we do back in France, and how ?2 commentairesbiardole 17/06/2020 19:15

That the CGT is intended for ecologists, who are sinking the auto industry, reinforced by the projects of ms. Hidalgo limiting the cars !

Bilout68le 17/06/2020 19:12

There are a lot of black showing up in this moment

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Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 13:47

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