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This picture taken on June 12, 2013 as Virgin's employees occupy the... News PhotoCrisis,Employment and Labor,France,Hanging,Horizontal,Occupation,Paris - France,Placard,Red,Showing,Strike - Industrial ActionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on June 12, 2013 as Virgin's employees occupy the Champs-Elysees Virgin Megastore, in Paris, shows the employees' red vests hanging in the store and a placard reading ' In a year, 48 % of the employees won't have a new job and will live under the poverty line'. Virgin Megastore's management announced on June 12 that its 26 shops will close on this day for 'security reasons', as some of them were occupied since June 11 by employees asking for better monetary compensations after the shutting down of the company. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)