Thousands of Spanish Airbus workers protest layoff plan – Reuters

GETAFE, Spain (Reuters) – Thousands of Spanish Airbus (AIR.PA) employees gathered outside a factory near Madrid on Thursday, waving banners and chanting through face-masks, to protest against a restructuring plan that will see hundreds of jobs lost. Airbus employees gather ahead of a protest against expected job cuts of about 900 workers outside Airbus’ factory…

Thousands of Spanish Airbus workers protest layoff plan – Reuters

GETAFE, Spain (Reuters) – Thousands of Spanish Airbus (AIR.PA) employees gathered outside a factory near Madrid on Thursday, waving banners and chanting through face-masks, to protest against a restructuring plan that will see hundreds of jobs lost. Airbus employees gather ahead of a protest against expected job cuts of about 900 workers outside Airbus’ factory in Getafe, Spain, July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio PerezThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought air travel to a screeching halt, hammering demand for the planes and systems that Airbus produces. The company, which is 4% owned by the Spanish government, has said it will lay off about 900 workers in Spain as part of cuts of 15,000 jobs worldwide. “We’re protesting because the company, taking advantage of this temporary situatio
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