Pharmaceutical industry is facing unprecedented social tensions
Source: LE MONDE
From: France

The social environment is deteriorating in the pharmaceutical industry. On Sept 24th, 2009, American BMS confirmed their Epernon (west of Paris) factory would close and result in a loss of 223 jobs. According to Arthur D. Little, within the next few years the pharmaceutical industry will experience 10,000 job losses within current industry employment of 45,000.