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France / Global Olympics: IOC must ensure gender equality and safety of women journalists [IFJ] 10-07-2024

France The number of attacks targeting journalists quadrupled in June [EFJ] 05-07-2024

France / Global Olympics: IOC must ensure gender equality and safety for women journalists are respected [IFJ] 05-07-2024

France Paris airport strike threat looms over Olympic Games [The Connexion] 27-06-2024

France Security guards to strike for safe Olympic Games in Paris [UNI Global Union] 25-06-2024

France Women’s rights supporters march against far right ahead of snap polls [France 24] 24-06-2024

France Snap election in France prompts labour unions to postpone strikes at ports [The Loadstar] 18-06-2024

France Hundreds of thousands in France protest far right ahead of snap elections [Al Jazeera] 16-06-2024

France / Germany More strikes at German and French ports could bring congestion and delays [The Loadstar] 15-06-2024

France Ports could face a month of chaos and disruption as workers strike [The Loadstar] 11-06-2024


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Construction workers win expanded compensation covering heatwaves 2024-07-12 [BWI]

Global Olympics: IOC must ensure gender equality and safety of women journalists 2024-07-10 [IFJ]

Global Olympics: IOC must ensure gender equality and safety for women journalists are respected 2024-07-05 [IFJ]

The number of attacks targeting journalists quadrupled in June 2024-07-05 [EFJ]

France Accor’s “renovation” resets rights to zero in the Philippines, destroying the jobs and livelihoods of hundreds of workers at Sofitel Philippines Plaza Hotel 2024-06-30 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Paris airport strike threat looms over Olympic Games 2024-06-27 [The Connexion]

Security guards to strike for safe Olympic Games in Paris 2024-06-25 [UNI Global Union]

Women’s rights supporters march against far right ahead of snap polls 2024-06-24 [France 24]

Striking French workers block delivery trucks at ExxonMobil refinery 2024-06-22 [Reuters]

Blast journalist detained for 32 hours for refusing to disclose confidential source 2024-06-22 [IFJ]

Blast journalist detained for 32 hours for refusing to disclose confidential sources 2024-06-21 [EFJ]

Snap election in France prompts labour unions to postpone strikes at ports 2024-06-18 [The Loadstar]

Thousands march in France in pre-election protest against the Far-Right 2024-06-17 [Reuters]

Protesters are standing up to the far right ahead of the country's snap elections 2024-06-16 [CTV]

Hundreds of thousands in France protest far right ahead of snap elections 2024-06-16 [Al Jazeera]

Germany More strikes at German and French ports could bring congestion and delays 2024-06-15 [The Loadstar]

Ports could face a month of chaos and disruption as workers strike 2024-06-11 [The Loadstar]

Boughes convicted by French courts in Flamanville case 2024-06-07 [EBWW]

Thousands of Railway Workers Rally to Defend Public Train Service 2024-06-06 [ETF]

UNI in solidarity with striking media workers in France 2024-05-23 [UNI Global Union]

UNI in solidarity with striking media workers 2024-05-22 [UNI Europa]

Paris railway workers strike two months ahead of flame arrival 2024-05-21 [Reuters]

Olympic Pay Strike To Hobble Paris Transport Tuesday 2024-05-20 [Barron's]

Strike action to hit Paris airports and trains on May 21 2024-05-20 [The Connexion]

Key Entertainment Union CGT-Spectacle Set To Endorse Cannes Strike 2024-05-10 [Deadline]

Full support for journalist Nassira El Moaddem and her media Arrêt sur images 2024-05-10 [EFJ]

Unions want justice for worker who died on Paris Olympics construction site 2024-05-05 [RFI]

The ‘massive phenomenon’ of work-related deaths in France 2024-05-02 [France 24]

More than 120,000 take part in May Day protests across France, dozens arrested 2024-05-02 [France 24]

Another French union voices concerns over discontinuation of Fret SNCF 2024-04-30 [Rail Freight]

70% of flights cancelled: airports set for severe travel disruption amid workers’ strike 2024-04-24 [euronews]

ExxonMobil’s plan to slash 781 chemical jobs: the transition we do not want! 2024-04-22 [Industriall Europe]

Journalists’ union calls for the opening of a parliamentary inquiry into Euronews takeover 2024-04-21 [IFJ]

Europe Nouveau système de contrôle aux frontières : La Commission met en place une usine à gaz ? 2024-04-16 [FO]

Europe Solidarity with Logistics workers in France 2024-04-12 [ETF]

Paris Olympics medals production hit by strikes and protests 2024-04-10 [NBC News]

Union leader Sophie Binet: 'We need to stop the tax-cut competition and instead bet on innovation, training and production quality' 2024-04-07 [Le Monde]

Striking public sector workers pressure French government for better pay 2024-03-19 [Modern Ghana]

Paris Garbage Workers to Suspend Strike Against Pension Reform 2024-03-19 [Bloomberg]

The Struggle for Decent Work in Public Health Care: A CFDT Perspective 2024-03-14 [PSI]

Women's Rights Day: feminist strike and demonstration in Paris on March 8, 2024 2024-03-08 [Sortir a Paris]

Largest ever strike for women's rights 2024-03-08 [RFI]

Union threatens strikes during Olympics. Hospital workers could walk off the job 2024-03-07 [The National Post]

  JOB  Europe Global Head of Operations (Finance, Administration, and IT) 2024-03-06 [PSI]

Greece Solidarity with the UD Nord CGT, France and its persecuted General Secretary 2024-03-04 [National Workers’ Federations]

France French journalist detained while on assignment in Addis Ababa 2024-02-28 [EFJ]

Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors after strike by workers who complained of rust 2024-02-27 [Guardian]

Eiffel Tower to reopen Sunday as workers end strike 2024-02-27 [France 24]

Eiffel Tower reopens after six-day closure due to workers’ strike 2024-02-25 [WION]

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This month in labour history


0-07-1943 First issue of underground newspaper Arbeiter and Soldat printed by French Trotskyists and aimed at German soliders [more]

1-07-1943 The first issue of underground newspaper Arbeiter und Soldat, produced by Trotskyists and aimed at German soldiers, appears [more]

1-07-1992 Occupation of the Théâtre de l'Odéon during intermission, the first in a series of actions to protest against a plan to cut unemployment insurance. [more]

2-07-1909 Aernoult, a trade unionist, sentenced to 2 years in prison for strike action, assigned to the Bat d'Af, died the day after his arrival in Algeria of brutality inflicted by his officers. His body is repatriated thanks to a campaign by l’Humanité. [more]

15-07-1920 Women win the right to join a union without permission from their husbands. [more]

19-07-1888 Strike until August 17, of the earthworkers in Paris during which Eudes, the former general of the Commune died. [more]

21-07-2000 End of the strike at Cellatex in Givet (Ardennes) which began on July 5; following the liquidation of their company, the employees threaten to dump acid in a river to draw attention to their plight. [more]

24-07-1867 Law legalizing the Workers' Production Associations, precursors of the SCOPs or worker-owned co-ops. [more]

27-07-1914 At the call of the CGT, a large crowd in Paris manifested its opposition to the coming war; there are identical events in the provinces (Lyon, Limoges, etc.). [more]

27-07-1944 The Provisional Government of the French Republic (GPRP), installed in Algiers, repeals the Vichy labour charter. All unions except the CGPF are re-established. [more]

28-07-1907 Raon-L'Etape. 1,050 soldiers present in the city to control 600 workers on strike for a week. The army destroys their barricades then fires on a peaceful parade, 2 workers dead and 32 wounded. [more]

30-07-1908 Meeting in Draveil. 10,000 public works workers on strike since May 2 then march towards Villeneuve St. Georges. Pushing them back onto the railroad embankments, the mounted dragoons draw sabers and charge: 4 dead and 200+ wounded. [more]

30-07-1914 Publication in L’Humanité of anti-war manifestos from the Socialist Party and Group in Parliament, the General Confederation of Labour; meetings and events in Paris and in the provinces. [more]