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France urges no sackings at Airbus as workers march over jobs

09 Jul 2020

TOULOUSE, Reuters The French government backed union calls to avoid compulsory job cuts at Airbus on Thursday as several hundred workers marched from the company's headquarters to Toulouse-Blagnac airport.

Unions urge Airbus to slow down restructuring plans

02 Jul 2020

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France French unions and regional leaders urged Airbus on Thursday to step back from a Big Bang restructuring as workers across Europe waited for a factory-by-factory breakdown of 15,000 job cuts brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Airbus CEO warns staff against national rivalries amid job cuts

01 Jul 2020

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France The head of planemaker Airbus warned staff against reverting to national or regional agendas that plagued the Franco-German-led firm in the past as workers battle for jobs.

Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs to survive coronavirus crisis

01 Jul 2020

TOULOUSE, France/PARIS Airbus is cutting 15,000 jobs within a year, including 900 already earmarked in Germany, saying its future is at stake after the coronavirus outbreak paralysed air travel.

Airbus CEO warns staff against national rivalries amid job cuts

01 Jul 2020

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France The head of planemaker Airbus warned staff against reverting to national or regional agendas that plagued the Franco-German-led firm in the past as workers battle for jobs.

UPDATE 1-Airbus CEO warns staff against national rivalries amid job cuts

30 Jun 2020

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France, June 30 The head of planemaker Airbus warned staff against reverting to national or regional agendas that plagued the Franco-German-led firm in the past as workers battle for jobs.

Airbus examining restructuring including job cuts - sources

13 May 2020

PARIS/TOULOUSE, France Airbus is exploring restructuring plans involving the possibility of "deep" job cuts as it braces for a prolonged coronavirus crisis after furloughing thousands of workers, industry sources said, though no decision is imminent.

Korian shares slump after food poisoning deaths in French nursing home

01 Apr 2019

LHERM, France Shares in social healthcare provider Korian tumbled on Monday after five elderly residents in a care home it owns in southwestern France died from suspected contaminated food.

Arsonists target Michelin-starred chef who denounced 'yellow vest' violence

13 Feb 2019

TOULOUSE, France A Michelin-starred chef who denounced the mindless violence of hoodlums on the fringes of France's "yellow vest protests" said on Wednesday he was contemplating his future after arsonists struck for a second time in two weeks.

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