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21 February 2013

“They have one hour for their lunch, they talk for three hours. That’s the way it is in France“

Business quote of the day.

By Helen Roxburgh

“They have one hour for their lunch, they talk for three hours and they work for three hours. I said this directly to their union leaders; they replied that’s the way it is in France.”

Maurice Taylor Jr, head of the tyre company Titan International, dismisses the worker’s basis for a strike at the company’s French production plan to the country’s industry minister Arnaud Montebourg.
 

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