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Employees at UPM's Rauma mill in Finland strike over PM closure plans

BRUSSELS , Jan. 18, 2013 (RISI) - 

The workers at UPM's Rauma paper mill in southwestern Finland have downed tools, halting all paper production at the site. The action started at 6 AM today and is scheduled to end at 6 AM tomorrow.

"The employees decided that we will walk out to express support and protest against UPM's plans to close PM 3 during the first half of the year," shop steward Jouko Aitonurmi said.

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