Dr Marchionne says that closing down car plants isn't a realistic option in Europe, where many workers are shielded by contracts that make it costly for companies to lay off workers. During a recent conference call with analysts, notes the Wall Street Journal, Dr Marchionne said he preferred cutting back production at some plants rather than shutting them down entirely.
Now, where are there workers who are not 'shielded by contracts that make it costly for companies to lay off workers.'? Where might it be easiest to cut back production rather than shut down plants entirely?
As Blair negotiated accession to the Lisbon Treaty under Brown's exigent direction, the 'red lines' were drawn to protect the untrammelled market in labour that ostensibly had helped to create Brown's never-ending boom, the banishing of bust in the British economy.
How can any worker support Brown's continued Leadership of the Labour Party?
Hang 'em High
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