Union urges Renault workers at Flins plant not to return to work

PARIS — A trade union representing workers at Renault’s Flins plant near Paris on Sunday urged staff not to return to work before May 11, saying it was still too risky in terms of their health given the coronavirus crisis.

The SUD union said that Renault management had asked workers to return to the Flins plant from April 28/April 29.

2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)
2020 Renault Zoe (Image: Renault)

The factory, which builds the Renault Zoe electric small car and the Nissan Micra small hatchback, will be the first Renault assembly plant to start up again after the automaker closed European factories in mid-March. Renault’s other French car plants will resume production in May, Renault has said.

The French government has earmarked May 11 for when it will start to ease a national lockdown imposed in mid-March to tackle the spread of the virus.

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