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2 captive Goodyear bosses freed in France

First Published Jan 07 2014 11:17AM      Last Updated Jan 07 2014 11:17 am

LIBERTE: Two Goodyear managers held captive by angry French workers were freed after police intervened, ending a two-day standoff over the factory, which the tiremaker has tried to sell or shutter for more than five years.

EGALITE: The release outraged union members, who made a bonfire of tires in front of the plant in northern France and who have vowed to occupy the site until managers negotiate with them over severance pay.

FRATERNITE: "Boss-napping" has happened sporadically in France in the past, but police generally don’t intervene in such incidents, to avoid inflaming tensions while mediators try to settle the labor dispute.



 

 

 

 

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