The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday January 8, 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday.

Pension Reform: Blocked Refineries and Court Disruption

Before a fourth big day of demonstrations against pension reform on Thursday 9th January 2020, the government tries to find a way out, in particular with the reformist unions. The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday 8th January 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday. The government […]

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The Donges refinery near Saint-Nazaire has been on strike since Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Pension Reform: The Donges Refinery Draws out the Strike Before the Day of January 9th

The national mobilization day against the pension reform is scheduled for January 9th. The refineries have been on strike since Tuesday 7th January 2020. Since the beginning of December 2019, at the call of the CGT, the refineries have been on strike from time to time. This time the duration becomes longer. Since this Tuesday 7th January […]

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Fuel shortages in Chateau-Gontier

Chateau-Gontier: Some Stations Short of Fuel

FUEL SHORTAGES: If Total or Intermarché have not been especially affected by the fuel shortage, Leclerc and Carrefour Market have been impacted in Chateau-Gontier … Since the morning of Monday 25th September,  the usual flow of cars to the Carrefour Market gas station is interrupted. The cause ? Motorists fearing diminishing fuel – due to the fuel […]

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CRS unblock the fuel depot in La Rochelle, back to normal at the petrol stations

Charente: CRS Dislodge the Strikers of La Rochelle, Back to Normal at the Pump

The strikers CGT and FO could not reblock fuel depots La Pallice tonight. At 3, they found themselves facing the CRS protecting access and exit of Picoty and SLB deposits. The dozen protesters are therefore content to distribute leaflets in front of the port. UPDATED Tuesday 9.30am Consequences: tank trucks are back in the stations, like this […]

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Lorry drivers have blocked oil depots across France which supply the Charente

Charente: Lorry Drivers Protest Blocking Fuel Depots

Since this morning, the CGT and FO road began a renewable movement against the reform of the Labour Code, targeting at dawn fuel depots across France. The filing of Pallice, La Rochelle, is particularly blocked. Since this morning, the CGT and FO road began a renewable movement against the reform of the Labour Code, targeting at […]

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Fuel shortages should ease after CGT union calls for a return to normal

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 […]

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Discussions between CGT and Government to try and end Fuel strike

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 […]

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Fuel shortages are increasing in France as the Strike by tanker drivers continues

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 […]

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