TITLE

Lanxess strike ends

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Dede
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/25/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 72, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the end of a week-long strike participated by workers at the Lanxess Corp. butyl rubber plant at Zwijndrecht in Belgium. According to Lanxess, employees dropped demands for the payment of a year-end bonus for which they were ineligible. The report noted that Lanxess' unions have opted for a fixed salary without bonuses, unlike workers in other European countries.
ACCESSION #
25636626

 

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