Saturday, October 1, 2016

Belfort : the government will meet with unions to Alstom on Tuesday –

A meeting between the trade unions of Alstom and Christophe Sirugue will take place in the morning of Tuesday, in Belfort, followed by a press conference at the end of the meeting, according to the prefecture…

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The secretary of State for Industry, Christophe Sirugue, meet on Tuesday the trade unions of Alstom, to discuss with them the possible directions for the rescue of the site of Belfort, according to a source association cited by Reuters. The government spoke of up here five projects that are likely to boost activity.

The meeting will take place in the morning at Belfort, and a press conference will be held at the end of the meeting, has been provided to the prefecture.

A committee of company of group at the european level, which is supposed to examine the projects of the directorate and the government, will take place on the same day.

400 threatened jobs

Manuel Valls urged Thursday Alstom to make “the necessary investments”, so that a solution is slow to emerge in the negotiations between the government and the management of the group to save Belfort.

The Prime minister said in the Senate that the government would present its proposals “in the coming days”.

The stakes of these negotiations conducted by the secretary of State for Industry, Christophe Sirugue, it goes beyond the fate of the site of Belfort and some 400 jobs are threatened.

Law alert economic

The central works council (CCE) Alstom has voted Tuesday, a right alert economic group and commissioned a firm of experts. It is a procedure that the CEC can trigger to get a precise status of the situation of a company, if it is believed to be of concern.

on The 26th of September last, the management of Alstom announced the end of production on the historic site of Belfort, in the absence of new orders for trains and locomotives. These activities will be transferred to Reichshoffen, Alsace, france. Out of the 480 jobs on the site of Belfort, a small team of 80 employees would be retained for maintenance and repair, while the remaining 400 would propose a solution of the reclassification on other sites in the group.

C. L. with Reuters — ©2016,


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