the employer’s conviction “gives us the victim status necessary to honor Benjamin’s memory” – Libération

the employer’s conviction “gives us the victim status necessary to honor Benjamin’s memory” – Libération
the employer’s conviction “gives us the victim status necessary to honor Benjamin’s memory” – Libération

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Two years after the death of young Benjamin Gadreau, who fell from a roof on which he was working, the roofing company for which he worked was convicted of involuntary manslaughter by the Tours court on Tuesday, May 14.

Benjamin Gadreau died at work at the age of 23 and his employer can be held responsible. So ruled the Tours court (Indre-et-Loire), Tuesday May 14. Following the trial which took place on April 9, at which Release had attended, the courts found that the roofing company Quinet was guilty of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced it to a fine of 50,000 euros, half of which was suspended.

I am extremely relieved and grateful» confides Caroline Dilly, the mother of Benjamin Gadreau, who after the tragedy became co-founder of the collective of families of victims of work accidents Stop Death at Work, many of whose members came to the hearing, as a sign of solidarity . “The court’s recognition of the company’s guilt is essential for our familycontinues Caroline Dilly. It gives us the victim status necessary to honor Benjamin’s memory, even if the fine is modest for an SME. That being said, this decision cannot

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