Workers Ending Occupation of French Goodyear Plant

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LILLE, France, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Workers who took two executives hostage at France's Goodyear tyre plant earlier in January are set to end an occupation of their doomed factory after a redundancy payoff deal, labour union officials said on Wednesday. The idled factory in the northern city of Amiens, where the unions have been fighting for almost a year to secure a better payoff for 1,170 workers, has been occupied since Jan. 7. The payoff deal, for an undisclosed sum, was approved by a ...

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