Airbus employees protest job cuts as firm plans to lay off 15,000 workers

Topics Airbus | job cuts | Coronavirus


Airbus workers began a brief strike on Wednesday over plans to cut up to 15,000 jobs in response to the coronavirus crisis, which has stripped demand for jets as airlines cope with a plunge in tourism and business travel. Unions said up to 8,000 workers were expected to join the action scheduled to last 1.

5 hours in Toulouse, France, where employees were preparing to march alongside one of the runways at Toulouse-Blagnac airport overlooked by Airbus headquarters. The airport was due to remain open. "Airbus has a real.....

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