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LafargeHolcim's Response

Author: LafargeHolcim, Published on: 15 January 2018

The labor case concerning employees in Lafarge Jordan dates back several years when changes in the local market led to significantly reduced demand for cement. In order to ensure the business in Jordan was sustainable in this new environment, one of the production lines at the Rashadeya Cement plant was suspended in 2010 and stoppage of all production activities in Fuhais cement plant since Feb 2013 and all plant activities as of July 2016. These changes entailed a reduction of approximately 300 jobs. Making the proposed changes is necessary to maintain the sustainability of Lafarge’s operations in Jordan and preserve more than 300 remaining jobs and thousands of indirect job opportunities, while continuing to serve the national economy in Jordan as one of the leading international companies in the sector...

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This is a response from the following companies: Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim)