UK/FRANCE: French court rules closure of M&S stores illegal
A French court yesterday ruled yesterday that Marks & Spencer 's proposed closure of its 18 stores in France was illegal because it contravened labour laws. The court ordered M&S to suspend its closure programme and fined the company Ffr25,000 (US$3,250). The judge, Catherine Taillendier, ruled that M&S had contravened French law, which requires companies to compulsory consult with its workers on impending restructuring plans before any official announcement is given publicly.
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