The president of the Brittany region Loïg Chesnais-Girard, here at the Space agricultural show, on September 10, 2019, in Rennes.
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The announced closure of the Hop!
which employs 276 people in Morlaix (Finistère) is still not working.
It is the president of the Brittany region who is stepping up this time by putting pressure on Air France "which owes jobs to Morlaix".
"We are not saying that we must keep trades that no longer exist and if there are no more planes to maintain, we are not going to maintain planes that no longer exist," Loïg Chesnais said. -Girard this Thursday in Rennes during his wishes to the press.
But for the elected socialist, "the Air France group is large, they have employees who are in situations at Roissy, Orly, Nantes, Lyon which could be better if they lived in Morlaix".
The CSE of Hop!
promises "a big legal battle"
"We can invent a new way of doing things and I repeat that they owe us jobs", he insisted, stressing that the State which has injected several billion euros for the airline was entitled to ask “Counterparties”.
At the end of December, the CSE of the airline Hop !, a subsidiary of Air France, opposed the departure plan providing for the elimination of 1,007 jobs, promising "a big legal battle" if it is approved.
Management plans to “refocus” the company on “Roissy and Lyon” and to close the Morlaix and Lille sites.
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