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 …

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: The CGT Announces a Return to Normal on Thursday

After six days of strikes that have dried up several hundred service stations in France, the spokesman of the CGT federation of transport announced on Thursday morning that the supply of Fuel should resume on Thursday. Fabrice Michaud, spokesman of the CGT federation for transport, said Thursday morning that “the recovery” of labor in the fuel depots …

Fuels: Towards the end of the Tanker Driver Strike?

The CGT Transport, causing strikes and distrupting the transport of fuels for six days, welcomed on Wednesday “significant progress” and deemed possible the “lifting of the strike”. “We achieved significant progress” that could lead to “the lifting of the strike for the three-day Pentecost weekend,”  told the press Jérôme Truth (CGT), after a meeting more than two hours at the …

Fuel: Unions meet the Ministry of Transport on Wednesday

The Minister of Transport, Elizabeth Borne, organizes this Wednesday a meeting with the unions of the drivers transporting hazardous materials in the heart of a social movement which leads to fuel shortages in Île-de-France. The government has confirmed that they have had discussions on Wednesday the trade unions to discuss the situation of the strike by …

Fuel: Sixth day of strike of Tanker Drivers, 850 affected stations

Employees of road transport of hazardous materials (fuel, gas, chemicals …) begin their sixth day of strike for better recognition of the profession. Wednesday morning, more than 800 petrol stations were affected by the move, including 429 in total shortage. Truck drivers transporting hazardous materials (fuels, gas …) were beginning Wednesday in the Ile de France …