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Michelin to close truck tyre factory in France

Michelin to close truck tyre factory in France

10th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group informed the 619 employees at its tyre production facility in La Roche-sur-Yon, France this morning that it will close the site by the end of next year. In addition, 74 people at Michelin’s Cholet plant, employees working in roles related to the supply of rubber mixed to the La Roche-sur-Yon site, are also affected by the closure.

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Goodyear Venezuela employees get tyre severance package

17th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Numerous news sources are reporting that, following the closure of Goodyear’s Venezuela factory, ex-employees are being given 10 tyres each as part of their severance payment.

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Michelin in talks over Ballymena settlement

27th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Staff representatives and Michelin managers at the French tyre maker’s Ballymena, Northern Ireland truck tyre factory are discussing redundancy packages following the news that the factory is to close in mid-2018. Michelin representatives declined to comment on individual cases, but local press reports suggest particular offers have already been made.

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Goodyear dissolving agreement with German workforce – a prelude to redundancies or plant closures?

Goodyear dissolving agreement with German workforce – a prelude to redundancies or plant closures?

7th May 2015 | 0 Comments

According to Germany’s Osthessen News, Goodyear Dunlop Tires Germany GmbH intends to rescind the contract it holds with 7,500 German employees. The contract, which has been in force for 17 years and renegotiated four times during this period, guaranteed the retention of the company’s seven sites in Germany and protection from business-related redundancies. Ines Sauer, Works Council chair at Goodyear Dunlop’s Fulda facility, told Osthessen News that she and the German operation’s Central Works Council were informed of Goodyear Dunlop’s plans to end the contract late last month.

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What next for Unipart Automotive workers?

What next for Unipart Automotive workers?

28th July 2014 | 0 Comments

When the news broke that Unipart had entered administration, it will have been something of a blow for the 1800-odd “loyal” employees of the company. Indeed the only good thing for employees was the end of the speculation roller coaster than began with managers suggesting a rescue could come in 36 hours, followed by reports that Euro Car Parts was a front runner, and finally the announcement two weeks later that nothing could be done for the company. But what about staff?

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