Internal restructuring
Méditerranée; Languedoc-Roussillon; Gard
Location of affected unit(s)
Mining / Quarrying
Mining And Quarrying
Other Mining And Quarrying
08 - Other mining and quarrying

144 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
19 May 2009
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2010
Foreseen end date
31 January 2010


French salt Manufacture, Salins du Midi et Salines de l'Est (CSME), has announced that Salins du Midi would cut 144 jobs in south of France. In France, Salins du Midi has a total of 750 staff employed.

The CEO has announced that the group is optimising its business to adapt its capacity to the decline in activity.

The unions are asking the government to intervene and the unions called on employees to prepare for massive industrial action in the beginning of September 2009.


  • 29 July 2009: AFP
  • 23 July 2009: AFP
  • 20 May 2009: Midi Libre
  • 14 May 2009: Les Echos
  • : (www.lefigaro.fr)


Eurofound (2009), Salins du Midi, Internal restructuring in France, factsheet number 69355, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69355.