General Confederation of Labor (CGT)
French Protests Workers mobilize across France demanding rise in wages and more purchasing power

Trade unions also strongly opposed the proposal by the French government to raise the age of retirement from 62 to 65 by 2031

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Workers of public transport providers in French cities have decided to intensify their protest against low wages, poor working conditions and chronic understaffing

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Undocumented contract workers at the emergency reception center in Ibis Hotel in Bagnolet, Seine-Saint-Denis, protested demanding full salaries, recognition, and documents from their employer required for their regularization

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Thousands of teachers and education sector staff struck work across France on January 13 against the French government’s erratic rules regarding testing at schools. They also sought better safety measures and working conditions

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The committee of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) in Andalusia has demanded recognition and adequate pay for home care workers and an end to privatization and subcontracting of services

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Major trade unions in France want to push workers’ demands to the mainstream prior to kick start of the political campaigns for the 2022 French presidential elections

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The protesters demanded strengthening of the public health sector through increased investments and the repeal of laws allowing privatization of health care 

French trade unions hit the streets against government’s insensitivity

On Thursday, major trade unions in France mobilized in over 100 locations against the government’s failure to address the issues of workers and youth. They also condemned the meager raise in minimum wage proposed for the year

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In the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases, a state of health emergency has been declared in Paris. Health workers have demanded increased workforce and resources to fight the pandemic

French unions hit the streets against anti-worker policies

CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.

French health workers take to streets seeking higher wages, recruitment

The call for the mobilization was given by major trade unions, including the General Confederation of Labor (CGT)and health workers collectives like L’Inter-Urgences and Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux also joined the protests.