Lip (Company)

Lip (Company)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. LIP is a French watch and clock company whose turmoil became emblematic of the conflicts between workers and management in France. The LIP factory, based in Besan on in eastern France, was having financial problems in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and management decided to try to close it. However, after strikes and a highly publicized factory occupation in 1973, LIP became worker-managed. All the fired employees were rehired by March 1974, but the firm was liquidated again in the spring of 1976. This led to a new struggle, called "the social conflict of the 1970s" by the daily newspaper Lib ration. Conf d ration Fran aise D mocratique du Travail (CFDT) union leader Charles Piaget led the strike. The Unified Socialist Party (PSU), which included former Radical Pierre Mend s-France, was then in favor of autogestion (workers' self-management).show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136619911
  • 9786136619910