Completing the Phillips occupation of France

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Mardi 12 January, Philips management Dreux brought officers to regain control of the production. vigils were also called in by management to discourage the fight.

The same day 6 Continental employees, exposed to the employer repression, were tried in court Amiens, 9 Philips Dreux employees received dismissal for gross misconduct warning letters threatening them if they did not obey the leadership of Philips.

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Occupy Factory, it works !

The Workers of M&I Air Systems, a company active in industrial ventilation systems, occupied their factory and won the case the 22 December 2009.

The company had suddenly decided to close its doors 15 December, leaving 180 workers in limbo. The employer then refused to pay for important employees are owed them, and these were then answered by immediate action. They decided to organize a show of support and occupy factory. The next day, they received their due.

Like what direct action, it is much more efficient and faster than the legal remedies.