Employees of the Belfort General Electric plant work on a turbine on 22 February 2017.

General Electric Social Plan: Emmanuel Macron and the Government Under Fire from Critics

The American giant, General Electric plans to cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, most of them in Belfort. Trade unions and opposition fired on the government. Emmanuel Macron and the government suffer a flood of critics of the opposition and unions of General Electric , accused of being responsible for a “disaster” industrial and social after the announcement by GE of the suppression […]

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May 1st: 330 arrests, intrusion into a hospital in Paris

May 1st: 330 Arrests, Intrusion into a Hospital in Paris

The demonstration of May 1st was peppered with violence in Paris, where clashes erupted between law enforcement and radical militants. Between 164,000 and 310,000 people, union activists and yellow jackets, demonstrated Wednesday, May 1, 2019 throughout France. In Paris, clashes erupted and protesters briefly burst into a hospital. Read also: May 1st: 164,500 demonstrators in France, hundreds of arrests In the capital, the […]

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Protesters in black and hooded watered by water cannons during clashes with the police on May 1st, 2019 in Paris.

May 1st: 164,500 Demonstrators in France, Hundreds of Arrests

This Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, thousands of people walked in the streets of France. If the atmosphere was good in the region, the situation was much more tense in Paris. Thousands of people, trade union activists or Yellow Vests, demonstrated throughout France Wednesday, May 1st, in a generally good-natured atmosphere in the region but more tense in […]

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May 1st protests, tense situation in Paris

May 1st: Tense Situation in Paris between Black blocs and Police

While thousands of people demonstrate throughout France on the occasion of Labour Day, May 1st,  scenes of violence were observed in the capital. Thousands of people demonstrate throughout France Wednesday, May 1st, 2019. In Paris , the atmosphere is very tense and clashes between “black blocs” and police took place in Paris. A situation that contrasts with the good-natured atmosphere in the […]

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Protestors in Toulouse for May 1st

Thousands of Protesters in the Streets of Toulouse, Wednesday May 1st

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, several events are organised in Toulouse on the occasion of Labour Day. The trade union processions are over, not those of the yellow vests. “I feel like Saturday” could be heard in the procession, Wednesday , May 1st, 2019 . In Toulouse , several thousand demonstrators marched in the Pink City. In addition to the traditional union demonstration for Labour […]

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Demonstrations are expected all over the country for May 1st

May 1st Under Pressure: Radicals Promise a “Day of Apocalypse”

This Wednesday, May 1st, on the occasion of Labour Day and union parades, the government fears violence from “black blocs” and yellow Vests radicals. Of trade union demonstrations and yellow jackets are scheduled all over France for this Labor Day . It is once again likely to be spoiled by radicals promising an “Apocalypse Day”, which the executive hopes to avoid with a serious […]

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Interior Minister Christophe Castaner and Paris police chief Didier Lallement, at a press conference on April 30, 2019 in Paris.

May 1st Demonstrations: Firmness Announced in the Face of Risks of Overflows

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the deployment of more than 7,400 police and gendarmes in Paris to fight against some “radical activists”. More than 7,400 police and gendarmes mobilized in the capital, prohibited sectors: the government wants to provide an “extremely firm” response to the 1000 to 2000 “radical activists” expected in Paris on the sidelines of the trade union […]

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New day of protest against the Labour Code

New day of Mobilization against the Reform of the Labour Code: The Disruption Expected

The CGT and Solidaires organized Thursday a third day against the ordinances in effect for almost a month, pending a possible broader action. The Union Sud et Solidaire call for mobilization on Thursday 19th October to protest against the reform of the labour code.  In turn, the executive has already moved on: the second part of its social reforms, those […]

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Major distruptions across France against the Labour Law

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 […]

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Route of the protest against the proposed labour law in Nantes

labour law: The Route of the Protest on Thursday in Nantes

Trade unions, organizers of the demonstration, announced a new route to avoid too much disturbance to the city centre … ” You can not pass rue du Strasbourg, in front of l’Hotel Ville and to the extent possible, we chose to wide avenues. ” Obviously, disruptions are expected on networks Lila and Semitan. 17% of the […]

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