Police teargas protesters in Paris as unions rally over minimum wage

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Police teargas protesters in Paris as unions rally over minimum wage 2019-02-06 [RT]

Reinvesting in politics and citizenship: the experience of the yellow vests 2019-02-06 [Equal Times]

CGT strike disrupts Paris attractions and schools 2019-02-05 [Connexion]

Workers Strike With Yellow Vests Looking to Capitalize 2019-02-05 [Bloomberg]

“No media should be a scapegoat” appeal 2019-02-04 [EFJ]

Grenoble: arson ravages France Bleu Isère radio 2019-01-31 [EFJ]

Union wins agreement at Saint-Gobain subsidiary 2019-01-30 [IndustriALL]

The revolution of the “third place”: working, sharing and collaborating 2019-01-25 [Equal Times]

Prostitutes launch court bid to fight law barring their clients from buying sex 2019-01-23 [The Daily Mail]

How Trans Sex Workers in Paris Are Coming Together to Stay Safe 2019-01-12 [VICE]

Belgian-French road blocked in protest against EU transport 2019-01-07 [The Straits Times]

Strike at French 1.2 GW Cordemais coal plant extended 2019-01-02 [Platt's]

Eugen allegedly fires developers over pay dispute 2018-12-29 [Game Reactor]

Renault union calls for more transparency over Dutch holding 2018-12-28 [Reuters]

Eugen Systems fires workers involved in pay dispute 2018-12-22 [Games Industry Biz]

 VIDEO  Police Threaten to Join Protesters, Demand Better Pay and Conditions 2018-12-20 [Newsweek]

Italian and Polish journalists killed during the Strasbourg attack 2018-12-19 [EFJ]

Blue vests: Fatigued French police to launch their own protests and blockades 2018-12-19 [The Local]

After Yellow Vests, Macron Faces Even Tougher Battle With Unions 2018-12-19 [Bloomberg]

 VIDEO  Macron pleads for calm as French authorities brace for more ‘yellow vest’ protests 2018-12-15 [Global]

Unions call strike as protests continue across France 2018-12-14 [Connexion]

Leurs nouveaux représentant(s) vont porter haut la voix des enseignant(e)s et personnels de soutien à l’éducation 2018-12-13 [Education International]

Newly elected representatives will carry the voices of teachers and education support staff 2018-12-13 [Education International]

Solidarity with Strasbourg 2018-12-13 [ETUC]

Solidarity with the working class of France! 2018-12-12 [SAFTU]

CGT union calls 48-hour energy strike in support of yellow vests 2018-12-07 [Today]

Frances CGT union calls 48-hour strike in support of yellow vests 2018-12-06 [Reuters ]

French unions join protests, piling new pressure on Macron 2018-12-06 [St Clair News-Aegis]

CGT union calls 48-hour energy strike in support of yellow vests 2018-12-06 [Reuters]

Ambulance workers and students join ‘yellow vest’ protests in France 2018-12-04 [PBS]

‘Most cops support Yellow Vest protesters over Macron’ – France police union chief 2018-12-02 [RT]

Strike suspended at Total's French refineries, depots 2018-11-30 [Reuters]

Union urges power workers to strike on 3 December 2018-11-28 [Montel]

Total's CGT union members to decide on future of refinery strikes action 2018-11-26 [Euronews]

Business Strikes hit six oil refineries, two depots in France, CGT union says 2018-11-23 [Euronews]

Unions call for strike extension at refineries 2018-11-23 [Reuters]

Strikes hit six oil refineries, two depots in France, CGT union says 2018-11-23 [Reuters]

FGFO congress re-elects general secretary 2018-11-23 [BWI]

CGT union says strike affects two Total refineries 2018-11-22 [Reuters]

United trade union action protesting cuts in education 2018-11-14 [EI]

United trade union action protesting the cutting of 2,650 teaching positions in secondary schools 2018-11-14 [Education International]

Unions discuss Industry 4.0 and future social dialogue in Saint-Gobain 2018-11-06 [IndustriALL]

France’s mental health professionals are on the verge of a breakdown 2018-11-05 [Equal Times]

Teleperformance unions call on the company to respect human rights and French law 2018-10-23 [UNI Global Union]

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This month in labour history

7-02-2006 400,000 people in 187 cities protested against the new CPE law which gave bosses right to fire 18-26 year-old workers with neither notice nor reason. Strikes, riots, occupations and blockades forced govt to drop it. [more]

8-02-1962 The Charonne massacre took place in Paris, when nine members of the CGT trade union were killed by the police while demonstrating against the OAS French paramilitaries in Algeria. [more]

18-02-1924 Madame Sorgue, French revolutionary & feminist died in London. A fierce advocate for the working class, she supported many strikes, including several by women workers in France against sexual harassment from male bosses [more]

25-02-1792 Working class ‘sans-culottes’ invaded shops in Paris forcing merchants to sell their goods at affordable prices. [more]