These deletions should be done primarily by retirements not replaced. The group has established a savings plan of € 2 billion.
Renault plans to remove 5,000 jobs in France by 2024, mainly through retirements not replaced, in the framework of the plan of savings of two billion euros that the automobile manufacturer will present Friday, said Le Figaro.
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Contacted by Agence France-Presse on Tuesday evening, the group did not wish to comment on this information. According to the latest figures available, the French manufacturer employs in France, approximately 48 000 people, 27% of its global workforce. The deletions, if they are confirmed, would therefore represent more than 10% of the workforce of French group renault.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
"Risk of the disappearance of Renault"
While several sites of the manufacturer in France are threatened, according to press information, "Renault has given a guarantee on the maintenance in France of the value-added activities such as assembly, Cleon, a new electric motor for the three partners of the Alliance (Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi), but also the repatriation to Douai vehicle assembly, which was held outside of France", according to the newspaper. The manufacturer could also generalize the work at a distance for its design activities, in order to reduce costs, says the journal.
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"to Refuse to transform now, it is running the risk of the disappearance of Renault tomorrow", said on Tuesday evening the minister of Economy and Finance Bruno The Mayor, interviewed on BFMTV about these information. "The closures of sites, it can only be the latest end", he added, saying that the State would be "demanding" on the conditions under which will be granted the loan guaranteed by the State 5 billion euros promised to the constructor.
negotiations on Monday
Renault must disclose on Friday the contours of its plan to save two billion euros, was announced in February. The group at the diamond through a bad patch : after you have registered in 2019, its first net loss in ten years, he was still weakened by the crisis of the sars coronavirus. These information were revealed at a time when the president of the Republic presented an assistance plan for the sector of the automobile from the factory Valeo in Etaples (Pas-de-Calais).
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Regarding Renault, Emmanuel Macron, has claimed that "all employees (sites) of Maubeuge and Douai may have all the guarantees on their future" within the group, and announced the negotiations as early as Monday, with the management, the unions and local politicians.