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France's Renault puts Paris white collar staff on partial unemployment 2020-03-30 [CNA]

Bouygues Telecom to put 20% of staff on partial unemployment 2020-03-30 [The Financial Post]

Pressure on Amazon workers 'unacceptable' amid lockdown 2020-03-20 [The Financial Post]

France warns Amazon over 'unacceptable' pressure on workers 2020-03-20 [Economic Times]

Unions call for more protests as government pushes pension reform through parliament 2020-03-03 [The Local]

Louvre stays shut amid staff fears of virus spread 2020-03-03 [OHS Canada]

Louvre workers vote to keep museum closed amid virus fears 2020-03-02 [NPR]

airline pilots strike - which flights are affected? 2020-02-26 [The Local]

French workers continue their epic struggle against Macron’s economic reforms 2020-02-22 [The Canary]

Trade unions back on streets but French pension fight shifts to parliament 2020-02-21 [Reuters]

Due diligence: has France really laid the foundations to end corporate impunity? 2020-02-19 [Equal Times]

Protests continue in Paris amid pension reform debate 2020-02-18 [PRI]

Biggest strike in decades 2020-01-01 [Svenssonstiftelsen]

Ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms 2020-02-16 [Yahoo]

Wall Street Giant *BlackRock* Becomes a Symbol for Anticapitalist Fervor in France 2020-02-15 [NYTimes]

Workers at Intercontinental Marseille hotel face management backlash for challenging abusive working conditions 2020-02-14 [IUF]

ILO produces video on 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris 2020-02-12 [BWI]

Govt, unions kick off talks on tackling pension deficit 2020-01-31 [Yahoo]

Fresh mass protests against pension reform sweep France 2020-01-30 [Deutsche Welle]

Police clash with firefighters during Paris protest 2020-01-29 [The Guardian]

Firefighters and police battle each other on the streets of Paris: Asonishing scenes as riot cops clash with their emergency worker colleagues who are demanding better pensions 2020-01-28 [Daily Mail]

We won’t back off on pension protests, union ‘Asterix’ warns Macron 2020-01-26 [The Guardian]

The Press Freedom Police Codex launches in France 2020-01-25 [EFJ]

Protests across France against pensions overhaul 2020-01-25 [Yahoo]

Unions face moment of truth in fight over pensions 2020-01-24 [Yahoo]

Unions threaten 'black day' for transport in new pension battle 2020-01-24 [RFI]

How Paris transport has been hit by return of strikes on Friday 2020-01-24 [The Local]

In France’s longest protests since 1968, striking workers continue the fight against neoliberalism 2020-01-22 [MR]

France set for new national protest day with pension strikes to continue on Thursday 2020-01-16 [The Local]

French strike passes 40th day as workers reject Macrons manoevre 2020-01-15 [In defence of Marxism]

Indefinite strike for direct employment at Ibis Batignolles Hotel in Paris 2020-01-15 [IUF]

Macron Scraps Proposal to Raise Retirement Age in France 2020-01-13 [The Times]

French PM makes major concession to unions over pension age 2020-01-12 [The Guardian]

After Five Weeks Of Protests, French Prime Minister Offers Concession To Unions 2020-01-12 [Huff Post]

Govt offers compromise in bid to end transport strike 2020-01-12 [Yahoo]

PM offers pension compromise in bid to end strike 2020-01-12 [BBC]

French government fails to break deadlock as nationwide protests bite 2020-01-11 [Radio New Zealand]

French unions take to the streets in make or break pension protest 2020-01-11 [Radio New Zealand]

Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue 2020-01-10 [The Daily Courier]

Tensions flare in French protests as pension dispute grinds on 2020-01-10 [RFI]

French strikers set to begin a 'total blockade' of oil refineries 2020-01-07 [Local.fr]

Pension talks resume as govt seeks to end standoff 2020-01-07 [Yahoo]

Critical week in France's pension reform protests 2020-01-06 [Connexion]

Strikes in France cause more travel misery on Monday 2020-01-06 [The Local]

French unions heading for showdown with Macron on pensions 2020-01-06 [The Guardian]

French unions heading for showdown with Macron on pensions 2020-01-05 [Guardian]

Self-employed workers in France join strike over pension reform 2020-01-05 [RFI]

French govt meets as unions vow to harden pension strike 2020-01-04 [The Independent]

Transport problems continue in France on Friday as record strike enters 30th day 2020-01-03 [The Local]

Govt huddles as unions vow to harden strike 2020-01-03 [Yahoo]

This month in labour history

1-04-1910 After 3 months of steelworkers strike in Chambon, the bosses give in and agree to negotiate with the CGT. [more]

1-04-1944 Following a modest attack on a military convoy near Ascq station, 86 innocent civilians are shot by the German occupier. 60,000 workers go on strike in Lille. [more]

3-04-1919 Start of a strike that lasts until May 26, 8,000 miners fought against falling wages and the employers' refusal to negotiate. Their strike is crushed by the state. [more]

4-04-1871 Collapse of the Commune de Marseille. [more]

4-04-1963 End of strike by miners from Lorraine and Nord-Pas-de-Calais who win a 11% salary increase and a fourth week of paid vacation. [more]

10-04-2006 Following mass protests by workers and young people across France, the regressive CPE law was repealed. Had the law passed, it would have allowed employers to fire any workers below the age of 26 without giving any reason or notice. [more]