A flagship of Breton industry, built in the early 1960s, the PSA - La Janais plant, in the suburbs of Rennes, has experienced an inevitable decline for the past ten years in a global context unfavorable to the European automobile industry. Today, PSA plans to cut 1,400 positions by the end of 2013 and has implemented a social plan since the start of the year. The authors went to meet employees affected by the plan, enriching their testimonies with historical, social and economic facts.iques.
This book puts into perspective the planned end of automobile factories in France, by contextualizing it in a globalized market. It also explains what a social plan consists of, detailing the different stages of the procedure. Finally, He gives a voice to the women and men affected by the full force by insisting on their course of life.
Authors: Pierrick Baudais and François Macquaire - Photographs by Richard Volante
15 x 22 cm - 96 pages in black and white
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