Goodyear reaches severance deal for northern France plant closure


A bitter dispute over the closure of the Amiens plant ended when workers occupying the site accepted significantly increased severance pay. 

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Striking workers at a Goodyear tyre plant in France agreed have to accept severance pay that they said was three times as much as the company had initially offered, clearing the way for the facility to close after a bitter conflict that escalated into a “boss-napping,” reports The New York Times.