the CGT has filed strike notices within the public service | EUROtoday

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LThe Olympic truce won’t happen for the CGT. Strike notices within the three branches of the general public service have been filed by the union, it introduced this Wednesday, April 10. These notices run from April 15 to September 15 and thus cowl the interval of the worldwide competitors which begins on July 26 in Paris. The shadow of the strike additionally hangs over the Paralympic Games, which occur from August 28 to September 8.

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“No Olympic truce,” warned the primary public service union in a press launch, which had already elevated the strain earlier than Paris 2024 final March.

The CGT calls for particularly “long-term recruitment, salary compensation for professional constraints generated by the Games, […] rights to leave, chosen teleworking and disconnection”.

Another discover already filed by Force Ouvrière

This discover joins that of the second public service union, Force Ouvrière (FO), which had additionally filed a strike discover in the beginning of March extending over your complete interval of the Olympic Games, demanding higher pay for civil servants.

The CFDT (3e union) and Unsa (4e) have conversely made it recognized that at this stage they don’t seem to be calling for mobilization throughout the Olympic Games, with the final secretary of the CFDT assuring in the beginning of March that the confederation had “no desire to spoil this festive moment” .

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He then judged “very inaccurate” the unions' assertion that there can be no dialogue with the federal government to organize for the Olympic Games and confirmed that public staff mobilized throughout the Olympics would obtain bonuses of 500, 1,000, and even 1,500 euros, relying on their diploma of involvement and the influence of the occasion on their career.

“We were able to see that here too money was flowing freely […] with a payroll of 584.8 million euros for only around thirty leaders of the 2024 JOP organizing committee,” denounced the CGT on Wednesday.