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Employees of the French retail company 'La Redoute' take part in a... News PhotoBusiness,Crisis,Downsizing,France,Headquarters,Horizontal,Nord Department - France,Occupation,Participant,Planning,Protest,Retail,Roubaix,Strike - Industrial ActionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPEmployees of the French retail company 'La Redoute' take part in a protest against layoffs while others employees (unseen) demonstrate in favor of the compensations for laid-off workers proposed by the direction on March 21, 2014 in front of the company's headquarters in Roubaix, northern France. The new company owners announced they were planning on laying off 1.178 out of the 3.437 employees currently hired at the La Martinoire à Wattrelos factory site. AFP PHOTO DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)