Monday, April 16, 2012

Belgium - Reuters reported that ArcelorMittal workers involved in a bitter dispute over the closure of furnaces in Belgium pointed the finger at the company after discovering that a union meeting was recorded with a camera pen and after being sent secretly filmed footage of workers.

Belgium's heavy industry has been in decline for years and Liege has been the scene of acrimonious protests by workers after ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steelmaker, said it planned to close operations there. (more)