Sugar plant workers picket in Lithuania

  • 1999-10-07
MARIJAMPOLE (BNS) - Staff members of a sugar refinery in the southwestern town Marijampole started picket action in the town's central square Oct. 1 to voice concern about the future of the plant.Roughly 200 participants at the demonstration demanded they keep their jobs and insisted that the refinery plant, which has declared bankruptcy, be allowed to implement a rehabilitation program.Workers crowded in the square after the bankruptcy case of Marijampoles Cukrus was handed to the Lithuanian Appeals Court.Three petty creditors of the sugar plant lodged complaints objecting to the rehabilit...
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