Unions united over key demands for day of action on 29 January

Eight of the main trade union federations - CFDT, CFTC, CFE-CGC, CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires, UNSA – have united in their call for a day of strikes and protests on 29 January across both private and public sectors. Their joint communiqué calls for action to maintain employment with increased investment targeted at infrastructure projects and the public services. They also want to see government and employers respond to demands to defend workers’ purchasing power and to tackle pay inequality. A key demand also focuses on maintaining collective rights and withdrawing measures that threaten to extend working hours. [Read more at > CGT (FR)->http://www.cgt.fr/spip.php?article35508]

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