• Short Summary

    Printers of French newspapers staged their sixth strike since April on Wednesday (20 August), once again leaving the country almost without newspapers for the following day.

  • Description

    Printers of French newspapers staged their sixth strike since April on Wednesday (20 August), once again leaving the country almost without newspapers for the following day.

    Despite renewed warnings from newspaper owners that a financial crisis is resulting from the stoppages, thousands of printers took to the streets to protest over threatened job losses in the newspaper industry.

    A key to the dispute is at the "Parisien Libero", where striking printers have been occupying the main printing plant for several months; protesting at an economy drive to cut out several hundred jobs. But the " Parisien Libere" was once again, ironically, the only newspaper in Paris to Publish for 21 st August, printed by members of another union working in the Paris suburbs.

    A statement issued by the Newspaper Owners' Association denounced " these repeated strikes which are causing considerable damage to newspapers that have no quarrel with their staff".

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5KX5IH3C0JYN94DQHB0EUQ1U1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KX5IH3C0JYN94DQHB0EUQ1U1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment