The plant’s owners accuse the Latvian government of lack of support for domestic industry. The owners themselves are accused in murky cases of bribery. We do not know the ins and outs of these undercover battles. One thing is clear: if the plant is closed, neither its owners nor the government officials who allowed it to happen will go hungry. Ordinary workers will be unemployed, and the threat of poverty will hang over them and their families.
Therefore, those who are threatened with dismissal should urgently unite in a fighting trade union, if they have not done yet so far. We urge all workers to be aware of their interests, not to give in to persuasions of the administration to fire them at will or by mutual consent, and to study the recommendations of experienced people we have written about:
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Even if it is not possible to defend the enterprise, to prevent mass layoffs, its employees must achieve the most favorable conditions for dismissal, allowing them to hold out for the period of looking for another job.
Good luck in the struggle, comrades!