French elections: Hundreds of whirlpool jobs cut

In the run-up to the French presidential election, attention is turning towards a US-owned factory in Northern France. The Whirlpool facility is closing and moving to Poland, causing hundreds of people to lose their jobs.

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    In the run-up to the French presidential election, attention is turning towards a US-owned factory in Northern France.

    The Whirlpool facility is closing and moving to Poland, causing hundreds of people to lose their jobs.

    Unemployment is already a top concern for voters.

     

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Amiens.


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