The condemnation of the american giant of the tire for "dismissal without cause, a valid economic" has been hailed as a "huge victory" by the lawyer of the employees.
The american giant of the tyre, Goodyear has been condemned Thursday by the industrial tribunals of Amiens for the unfair dismissal of 832 of its former employees of its factory in Amiens-Nord, which closed in January 2014 and which employed 1143 people, according to several sources.
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This sentence to "dismissal without cause, a valid economic" has been hailed as a "huge victory" by the lawyer of the employees, Me, Fyodor Rilov, the direction, taking the "act" of his side of the judgment and indicating "reserve the right to appeal".Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
The total amount of damages to be paid was not immediately available. The court, however, asked for a provisional execution of this judgment, according to Me, Fyodor Rilov.
"This is a victory that makes us our dignity"
at the hearing the so-called tie-break of the 28th of January, to which about 550 people had attended Me, Fyodor Rilov had insisted on the operating profits of the world at the time of Goodyear, in the amount of $ 1.7 billion. He had considered this case as "emblematic of the refusal of the workers to let himself be crushed on the occasion of the dismantling of their work, while their employer makes huge profits".
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"I am very happy and proud of the victory obtained today. It will not give work to those who have remained on the side of the road, which will not revert to the dramas of social and human", welcomed Evelyne Becker, ex-delegate CGT of the company.
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"But it's a victory that gives us our dignity in the face of a multinational, which we had despised and humiliated", she stated before the court where only a few employees had made. "Especially this victory will allow us to move on to something else", she added.