The Lancaster factory in Monaco, which produces cosmetic and hygiene care for luxury brands such as Rimmel, Chloé, Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein, has been paralyzed since Wednesday by a strike against a social plan aimed at 10% of the workforce. we learn from concordant sources.
"We denounce this plan of dismissals said 'economic' because we are still beneficiaries, and we try to do everything possible to obtain reclassifications in the company," said Salvatore Sirangelo, delegate union and staff, to explain this strike, mode of action infrequent in Monaco.
About fifty employees have disengaged at 6:00 am and demonstrated in the morning in front of the factory, in the district of Fontvieille: "We have not started, and it affects the packaging and manufacturing" activities that concern 238 employees, with about fifty other people involved in research and development.
A spokesman for the France management of the American group Coty, owner of Lancaster since 1996, confirmed to AFP "to have started with the representative bodies of personnel a consultation process in order to maintain the competitiveness of this strategic site".