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Healthcare union calls for strike against mandatory vaccination [Connexion] 2021-08-03

Tell Groupe Bel: Respect collective bargaining rights and end the strike! [IUF] 2021-07-21

Vaccination : convaincre et donner les moyens plutôt que de contraindre [CGT] 2021-07-12

Renewed strikes in France over nuclear reforms lead to a 3.12% drop in power output [RT] 2021-06-22

French Dairy company Groupe Bel provokes strike in Turkey [IUF] 2021-06-03

 VIDEO  Demonstrators Clash With Police During May Day March in Paris [Yahoo] 2021-05-02

IndustriALL and Renault sign first global agreement on telework in the industry [IndustriALL] 2021-04-29

Leak Shows French Govt Position on Corporate Tax Transparency Based on Draft From Corporate Lobby Group [PSI] 2021-04-24

French unions reclaim energy as a public service [PSI] 2021-04-08

Unions begin energy sector strikes over job fears [FinTechZoom] 2021-04-06

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Today's labour news


Healthcare union calls for strike against mandatory vaccination 2021-08-03 [Connexion]

French OECD contact point calls on Teleperformance to strengthen efforts to ensure respect for human rights, worker safety 2021-08-02 [UNI Global Union]

Some French health workers resent, resist mandatory vaccines 2021-07-26 [AP]

Tell Groupe Bel: Respect collective bargaining rights and end the strike! 2021-07-21 [IUF]

Vaccination : convaincre et donner les moyens plutôt que de contraindre 2021-07-12 [CGT]

Managers en souffrance chez Tod’s 2021-07-08 [FO]

Renewed strikes in France over nuclear reforms lead to a 3.12% drop in power output 2021-06-22 [RT]

IKEA fined for spying on French employees, customers 2021-06-16 [The New Daily]

IKEA fined €1m over employee spying scheme 2021-06-15 [RTÉ]

ITF and ETF express solidarity with Aéroports de Paris unions preparing for industrial action 2021-06-12 [ITF]

AFP should reinstate Nasser Abu Bakr 2021-06-07 [NUJ]

French Dairy company Groupe Bel provokes strike in Turkey 2021-06-03 [IUF]

 VIDEO  Demonstrators Clash With Police During May Day March in Paris 2021-05-02 [Yahoo]

Unilever workers rally against announced closure of Knorr Duppigheim factory 2021-04-29 [IUF]

IndustriALL and Renault sign first global agreement on telework in the industry 2021-04-29 [IndustriALL]

Concerns about safety of journalists and media workers who report on the Breton agro-business 2021-04-26 [EFJ]

Leak Shows French Govt Position on Corporate Tax Transparency Based on Draft From Corporate Lobby Group 2021-04-24 [PSI]

French unions reclaim energy as a public service 2021-04-08 [PSI]

Unions begin energy sector strikes over job fears 2021-04-06 [FinTechZoom]

Journalist’s car sabotaged 2021-04-05 [EFJ]

France’s due diligence law tested by indigenous groups in Latin America targeting JBS 2021-03-31 [IUF]

Primary teachers’ union calls for strike in Paris as COVID-19 surges 2021-03-29 [Brinkwire]

La mobilisation pour le logement prend une envergure européenne 2021-03-26 [CGT]

Unions from around the world support striking Teleperformance workers in Tunisia and France 2021-03-24 [UNI Global Union]

FNME-CGT Endorses TUED Call for Public Energy in Texas 2021-03-20 [TUED]

Jobless French culture workers occupy theatre to demand aid 2021-03-06 [Yahoo]

Investigation opened into attempted murder after attack on journalist 2021-03-03 [EFJ]

Danone workers rally to defend Danone’s dual economic and social project 2021-02-23 [IUF]

Defending Public Energy, French Energy Unions Build International Support 2021-02-20 [TUED]

'Not at workers’ expense,' BWI says on LafargeHolcim’s carbon emission reduction 2021-02-18 [BWI]

Gestion de la pandémie dans la Fonction Publique : Entre le discours et les actes, il y a un gouffre ! 2021-02-17 [FO]

Construction work for 2024 Paris Olympics begins with slight delay 2021-02-15 [BWI]

Must immigrants sacrifice themselves to COVID-19 for basic rights? 2021-02-08 [Opendemocracy]

Construction worker dies at Grand Paris Express Metro 2021-02-08 [BWI]

 VIDEO  Workers March as Unions Call for National Strike 2021-02-04 [Yahoo]

Construction worker dies at Grand Paris Express Metro 2021-02-03 [ICM]

MFRR welcomes dropping of defamation action against French journalist Inès Léraud 2021-02-01 [EFJ]

Gag lawsuit initiated against the French press council 2021-01-29 [EFJ]

Hospital workers demand more resources to fight COVID-19 2021-01-22 [euronews]

Unions strike over job cuts at vaccine maker Sanofi 2021-01-20 [AP/Bay News]

Sanofi faces strike over job cuts in midst of Covid vaccine woes 2021-01-19 [RFI]

Unions prepare to mobilise in face of uncertainty caused by COVID-19 2021-01-15 [Education International]

‘L’Equipe’ and France TV journalists strike over working conditions and redundancies 2021-01-15 [IFJ]

French energy unions plan day of action against dismantling of EDF 2021-01-14 [IndustriALL]

Unions at French group EDF ask Macron to end 'Hercules' restructuring deal 2021-01-11 [Yahoo]

Energy unions strike to defend public energy 2020-12-23 [TUED]

Unions demand: Stop dismantling at Sanofi! 2020-12-17 [IndustriALL]

Country Should Act to End Violence, Harassment at Work 2020-12-15 [Human Rights Watch]

Despite OECD investigation, Teleperformance continues to be irresponsible employer in France and abroad 2020-12-12 [UNI]

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This month in labour history


1-08-1914 The call for mobilization empties the union structures, their mail is now monitored and all their leaflets, posters and announcements are subject to censorship which remains in force until October 13, 1919. [more]

1-08-1944 First call from the underground “Tribune des Cheminots” to bring rail transport to a standstill by all means, including strike action. [more]

2-08-1958 The General Algerian Workers Association (AGTA,) close to the FLN, an association formed within the CGT, is dissolved by the French government. [more]

3-08-1908 Total general strike following the events in Draveil. Across the country, not a single worker goes down a mine, the major construction sites are all at a standstill, many steelworkers, typists and hairdressers express their solidarity. [more]

7-08-1953 Unions call on the civil service for a 24 hour "warning strike" for Friday August 7th. At SNCF, EDF, GDF, RATP, Air France, in mines and arsenals, it was a success that exceeded expectations. [more]

7-08-1953 Unions call on the civil service for a 24 hour "warning strike" for Friday August 7th. At SNCF, EDF, GDF, RATP, Air France, in mines and arsenals, it was a success that exceeded expectations. [more]

10-08-1944 Official anniversary of the insurrectionary strike of railway workers which began today in the Paris region in order to paralyze the rail transport of Hitler troops. [more]

15-08-1944 In Paris, strike in the metro at the behest of the unions and strike by the Parisian police at the call of the National Police Front, which has so far carried out the occupier's orders. [more]

16-08-1940 The Vichy regime banned trade union confederations. The CGT and the CFTC will be dissolved on November 9. [more]

17-08-1919 Important demonstration in Merlebach and rallies to the end of August. From a defensive strike to oppose a loss of purchasing power, the Alsatian miners switch to an offensive strike to make the boss pay. [more]

17-08-1953 Conscription orders were sent to railway workers, postal workers and other public service employees, but failed to dampen the morale of the strikers, whose number reached four million. [more]

18-08-1944 The CGT gives the order for a general strike for liberation, an appeal issued jointly with the CFTC. [more]

19-08-1944 100% general strike. The National Council of Resistance decrees the national insurrection. Barricades are erected in the capital and many German columns, forced to fight, are crushed. [more]

20-08-1830 3 to 4000 locksmiths march through Paris to "present to the masters a petition relating to the reduction of the working day from 12 to 11 hours". [more]

27-08-1840 Several thousand carpenters scoured the working-class districts of Paris to persuade their peers to abolish piecework. [more]

28-08-1844 Karl Marx and Frederick Engels meet for the first time in person, 1844 at Café de la Régence on the Place du Palais in Paris. [more]