French Renault workers take managers captive in bid to stop factory sale

French Renault workers take managers captive in bid to stop factory sale

The Guardian

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Carmaker condemns latest ‘bossnapping’ by union activists, who held men for 12 hours

Workers trying to block the sale of a Renault car parts factory held seven managers against their will for 12 hours in the latest “bossnapping” to hit French industry.

Managers at the Fonderie de Bretagne, a foundry near the town of Lorient, in Brittany, north-west France, that has been put up sale, were held by union activists on Tuesday morning and prevented from going home until 10.30pm.

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