Banque de France says printworks are going ahead

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The Banque de France reached agreement with trade unions over the construction of a banknote production plant, ending a strike among printworks staff.

The central bank will appoint an ergonomist who will work with a joint group to prevent workers from suffering strain, it announced on July 21. Business paper La Tribune reported workers, both those on strike and not, would also receive a one-off €500 ($550) payment.

The €250 million plant project will be constructed in Vic-le-Comte, in the

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