Titan boss mauls Goodyear’s Amiens workers over ‘three-hour day’

ERJ staff report (BC)

London – Maurice Taylor, CEO of US tire and wheel manufacturer Titan, has caused a firestorm in France, reports The Independent.

Taylor refused to save Goodyear’s ailing Amiens operation on the grounds that its “so-called workers” are lazy and only at their posts for three hours a day.

In a letter to the French industry minister, Arnaud Montebourg, Taylor said that he had visited the Amiens facility, where he said “the French workforce get paid high wages but only works three hours”.

He discussed this…

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