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Today's labour news

Attacks are 'becoming the new normal' for French firefighters 2019-08-20 [The Local]

Key labour union, environmental groups want Notre-Dame site sealed over lead fears 2019-08-06 [France 24]

Environmental, labour groups call for Notre-Dame to be enclosed over lead concerns 2019-08-06 [CBC]

French court indicts Samsung on labor rights violations 2019-08-04 [Hankyoreh]

French TV crew arrested and charged after covering protest 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

Queensland Police drop trespass charges against French reporter and crew arrested at Adani protest 2019-07-26 [ABC]

MEAA writes to QLD Premier Palaszscuk urging charges against a French TV be dropped 2019-07-23 [MEAA]

Queensland French journalists arrested while covering anti-Adani protest 2019-07-23 [SBS]

Review: A Plant Closing War 2019-07-12 [Labor Notes]

For France’s Jobless, Macron Aims to ‘Make Work Pay’ 2019-07-10 [The Times]

IndustriALL signs quality of working life agreement with Renault 2019-07-09 [IndustriALL]

French unions argue cut Blizzard jobs are necessary as firm tries to move them to Ireland 2019-06-28 [PC Games Insider]

Private education unions mobilise for better working conditions for all 2019-06-25 [Education International]

France plans to change jobless benefits, unions to protest 2019-06-19 [Public's Radio]

Marseille dockers refuse to load arms headed to Saudi Arabia 2019-06-19 []

Government Plans to Change Jobless Benefits, Unions to Protest 2019-06-19 [VoA]

Game Workers Unite And Solidaire Informatique Challenge Activision Blizzard Layoffs 2019-06-17 [Variety]

Local government officers and members of the CFDT Interco trade union embark on a ground-breaking initiative to promote responsible public procurement in the Bordeaux Metropolitan Region 2019-06-14 [PSI]

French court orders Saint-Gobain to pay compensation to Oise workers 2019-06-12 [IndustriALL]

Will the 2019 Women’s World Cup mark a turning point in the battle against gender inequality in football? 2019-06-12 [Equal Times]

France 3 journalist hit and locked up in a mosque in Normandy 2019-06-07 [EFJ]

Nutella fans face global shortages after strike shuts key factory 2019-06-05 []

World’s Biggest Nutella Factory Blocked by French Workers 2019-06-05 [Snopes]

UNI MEI at Cannes: promoting dignity & equality at work 2019-06-05 [UNI Global Union] 2019-05-30 [CNN]

*The Louvre Is Suffocating*: Museum Closed As Workers Strike, Citing Overcrowding 2019-05-29 [NPR]

First time in history: France 's nine biggest unions join together for million worker strike 2019-05-13 [Telesur English]

Unions protest weaknesses in human rights due diligence plan of Teleperformance, one of France’s biggest global employers, at Annual General Meeting in Paris 2019-05-09 [UNI Global Union]

Telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides 2019-05-07 []

Agitators, tear gas cloud May Day march in Paris 2019-05-02 [The Public's Radio]

Yellow vest protesters join unionists, environmentalists for May Day march in Paris 2019-05-02 [Deutsche Welle]

May Day protests placed under high security 2019-04-30 []

Report raises red flags about Telepeformance’s compliance with the Duty of Vigilance Law 2019-04-23 [UNI Global Union]

Customs strike continues to cause cross-channel travel chaos 2019-03-21 [The Guardian]

Eurostar passengers face five-hour queues in Paris as French customs protest rumbles on 2019-03-19 [The Local]

Schools, transport, hospitals: How Tuesday's national strikes in France could affect you 2019-03-19 [The Local]

Customs agents striking over Brexit reject govt offer 2019-03-14 [France 24]

More travel chaos in France as French customs agents reject government offer 2019-03-14 [The Local]

Deal reached with Yves Rocher after 297 days of heroic resistance 2019-03-12 [IndustriALL]

Trade unions strongly oppose increased tuition fees for foreign students 2019-02-27 [Education International]

The future of labour is female 2019-02-20 [Equal Times]

The enemy in the home – housing for the disabled in France 2019-02-15 [Equal Times]

As Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures Yellow Vests and Red Unions Strike Together 2019-02-11 [LA Progressive]

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]

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