The strike extends to EDF’s nuclear power plants

Beyond the social arm wrestling, the movement risks increasing tensions on the electricity network this winter. The CGT continues to increase the pressure on the management ofEDF. Thursday, 19 reactors undergoing maintenance and expertise were the subject of a social movement, two more than the day before. These “stop blocks”, according to the expression of … Read more

behind the die-hard strategy of the CGT, the internal quarrels

Strikers are gathered on Tuesday in front of the La Mède refinery (Bouches-du-Rhône). ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS DECRYPTION – The CGT, in decline against the CFDT, is trying to revive a dynamic with this show of force. With another issue, the succession of Philippe Martinez. The energy crisis that France is going through has just gotten worse. … Read more

the comfortable salaries of TotalEnergies and Esso employees

The CGT TotalEnergies, here in Gonfreville-l’Orcher, is asking for a 10% wage increase. Lou BENOIST / AFP These operators, who manage production on the French sites, benefit from attractive working conditions, particularly in terms of remuneration. Lengthening lines of cars, increasingly worried motorists and a growing number of service stations in a situation of partial … Read more

19% of service stations are experiencing “difficulties” this Friday, Macron calls for “calm”

The executive asks the French not to give in to “panic”, simultaneously pushing TotalEnergies to finalize its wage negotiations with the strikers. «Some effortsfor employees: while nearly one in five stations were in difficulty on Friday, the French government put pressure on TotalEnergies to put an end to the social conflict which has been causing … Read more

shutdown of the Normandy refinery, the largest in France

According to the oil group, this shutdown does not jeopardize the supply of service stations in the short term, even if it represents some 22% of refining capacity in France. The hydrocarbon giant TotalEnergies was forced to start shutting down the Normandy refinery near Le Havre, the largest in France, on Wednesday, as a result … Read more

strong compensation increases planned for 2022 and 2023

INFO LE FIGARO – Due to inflation, companies have revised their compensation forecasts upwards this year. A highlight of social dialogue in companies, the mandatory annual negotiation (NAO) – regulatory in those of more than 50 employees, and part of the discussions on remuneration – no longer focuses this year on a single period, as … Read more