This excerpt taken from the XIDE 10-K filed Jun 29, 2005.
Europe and Rest of World
As of March 31, 2005, the Company employed approximately 3,238 salaried employees and approximately 5,688 hourly employees outside of North America, primarily in Europe. Approximately 63% of such salaried employees are engaged in sales, service, marketing and administration and approximately 37% in manufacturing and engineering. The Companys hourly employees are generally represented by unions. The Company meets regularly with the European Works Council. Relations with the unions are generally good. Contracts covering most of the Companys union employees expire on various dates through fiscal 2006.