Unilever workers keep tea plant fight on the boil


Fralib, a plant making teas and infusions near Marseille which Unilever wants to close, has become a focus for union battles against downsizing.

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Behind the gates of a tea factory draped in protest banners, in an office with pictures of Che Guevara hung on the walls, trade union official Gérard Cazorla offers a spirited defence of a workers’ occupation that has been the subject of an angry industrial dispute for two years, reports The Financial Times.