PSA Peugeot Citroen says a court ruling over 8,000 job cuts will delay but not halt them.
The Paris Appeal Court has ordered a temporary suspension of the struggling French carmaker’s restructuring plans.
That comes after the CGT trade union complained that Peugeot had failed to consult with workers at two sites belonging to its parts division Faurecia, which would be directly affected by the other layoffs.
The company is still in formal talks over the decision of last July to close its Aulnay plant near Paris as it tries to remove overcapacity and return to profitability in the face of falling car sales.
The Faurecia consultations will have to be completed before Peugeot can carry out the broader restructuring programme it had hoped to finalise by February or March.
Ongoing negotiations with the main Peugeot workforce over the Aulnay closure will continue as planned on February 5 and 12, Peugeot said, without giving a new time frame for completion.
- 1euronews live TV - News | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 2International breaking news | euronews online world breaking news in video
- 3Caught red-handed: the Russian Major fighting in Ukraine
- 4Video footage shows massive explosion in Tianjin, China
- 5International news | euronews, latest international news
- 6Ukraine puts top Russian general Gerasimov on ‘most wanted’ list
- 7Latest News Bulletin
- 8Snowden, Assange and Manning statues unveiled in Berlin
- 9Who came out top in the US Republican television debate?
- 10Why World Elephant Day matters
- 11UK: at least 7 dead after plane crashes into road in Brighton
- 12Virginia:TV journalist and cameraman shot dead live on air
- 13ISIL militant group claims to have killed Croatian hostage in Egypt
- 14Earth Overshoot Day…Pushing Mother Nature too far
- 15Windows 10, three weeks on: the good, the bad and the ugly
- 16Bringing the trolls out of the dark: Russian ‘troll’ awarded 1 rouble damages
- 17As ‘Daily Show’ Jon Stewart’s tenure ends, scholars say goodbye to their research topic
- 18Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable
- 19Scientists find sinkhole cave under Mexico’s Kukulkan Castle Pyramid
- 20Migrant crisis pushing Greek island of Kos to the limit
Wires > Business
- 21:49 CET Fed’s Fischer sees inflation rebound, allowing gradual rate hikes
- 20:51 CET ECB’S Constancio says policies firming inflation against oil…
- 20:17 CET Bank of England stance on rates unchanged by China – Carney
- 20:14 CET FCA investigating annuity sales – Telegraph
- 17:25 CET Buffett’s Berkshire takes $4.48 billion stake in Phillips 66
- 16:11 CET Sweden to raise welfare spending in 2016 – paper
- 13:54 CET China to cap 2015 local government debt at $2.5 trillion – Xinhua
- 13:08 CET IMF’s Lagarde says restructuring should suffice for Greek debt