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French automobile constructor PSA Peugeot Citroen trade union CGT... News PhotoActivist,Automobile Industry,CGT,Camera Operator,Car,Closing,Crisis,Employment Issues,Entering,Factory,France,French Culture,Hole,Horizontal,Interview,Journalist,Labor Union,Land Vehicle,Occupation,PSA,Paris - France,Peugeot,Protest,Seine-St-Denis,Strike - Industrial Action,Talking,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench automobile constructor PSA Peugeot Citroen trade union CGT representative Jean-Pierre Mercier speaks to the press in the PSA factory in Saint-Ouen after workers of the Aulnay's PSA plant entered the plant illegally through a hole in the wall on January 18, 2013, northern Paris. Aulnay's workers are on strike to protest against the closure of their factory. The company was rescued last October with a state guarantee of 7.0 billion euros ($9.0 billion) for its banking and credit arm, and is locked in a restructuring programme involving a plant closure and the loss of 8,000 jobs. AFP PHOTO THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)