The boss of the CGT, Philippe Martinez, in Laval Wednesday 13/09

The general secretary of the Confédération générale du travail  (CGT), Philippe Martinez, will participate in the General Meeting of CGT unions at departmental headquarters in Laval, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. This will be the first time that Philippe Martinez went to Mayenne, as secretary general of the CGT. Wednesday, 13th September, he will participate in the …

Weather: Seven Departments Placed in Orange Alert for Heavy Rain

Seven departments of the North-East of France were placed on Orange alert because of expected heavy rains, announced this Wednesday morning by Meteo France. The period of vigilance extends this Wednesday from 6am to 9pm on Thursday. Meteo France placed the seven departments and the North East of France in amber alert because of heavy rains and …

Labour Code: 223,000 Demonstrators across France, according to the Interior

223,000 people demonstrated against the reform of the Labour Code in France, according to the Ministry of Interior. They were 400,000 according to the CGT. The protests against the reform of the Labour Code gathered Tuesday 223,000 people throughout France, according to figures from the Interior Ministry, against a figure of 400,000 announced by the CGT. The …

Labour Code: Seven Things to Remember on this Day of Action

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Tuesday in France against the reform of the Labour Code. 223,000 people demonstrated according to the Ministry of Interior against 400,000 according to the CGT. Satisfaction of the CGT “This is a first successful that announcement” , said the leader of the CGT, Philippe Martinez, from the Paris …

Fuel Prices at Gas Stations Rose Sharply Last Week

AUTOMOTIVE: Diesel fuel rose 2.61 cents, and that of petrol without lead SP95 3.51 cents … Bad news for motorists. Prices of fuels sold in service stations in France rose sharply last week, according to official figures published Monday. Fuel  the most sold in France with about 80% of volumes sold, diesel oil rose 2.61 cents to 1.2154 euro per liter on …

Strasbourg: Tram, Train, Canteen, Highway … that’s what to Expect with the Strike on Tuesday

DISTURBANCES: Alongside the demonstration against the orders reforming the labour law set for 2pm, disruptions are expected in transport and canteens in Strasbourg on Tuesday … Throughout France, the call of the CGT, protests are planned against the orders reforming the labour law  filed this summer. Meanwhile, the strike will affect a number of public services, such …