With the reconfinement, the activity of the automotive sector is once again slowing down. Result : the PSA automobile plant in Rennes-LaJanais(Ille-et-Vilaine) reduced its production capacity and therefore its workforce.
But Slimani has been working on temporary employment contracts at PSA for almost two years, within the Rennes-LaJanais, in Chartres-de-Bretagne (Ille-et-Vilaine). His specialty on the production chain: the assembly of dashboards. His current contract ran until the end of the month, but his manager warned him Thursday, November 12: Friday November 13 will be his last day. “Here, suddenly, breathes Ali Slimani. Frankly, it’s shocking ”. He and 500 other temporary workers are thanked: the night shift is canceled, a permanent will take his place in the morning.
“The PSA group has decided to adapt its production“
“In a context of the 2020 automotive market expected at -25% and with a very high level of uncertainties, as a precaution, the PSA group has decided to adapt its production at the Rennes site”, Plant officials said in a press release. The direction indicates wait that sales in Europe resume to relaunch the night shift. But, for the unions, without new models to assemble, the drop in plant charges could continue.