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22/01/2015 - France

Air France to shed hudreds more jobs

Air France has announced a new voluntary redundancies plan at a meeting with trade unions on Thursday. Ground staff and flight attendants at the French flag-carrier are targeted.

22/01/2015

African press review 22 January 2015

How Ebola is impacting the economy, children's rights violations during a protest in Kenya and Uganda's teachers going on strike are all topics in today's African papers.

21/01/2015

African press review 21 January 2015

Violence against women is still widespread in Egypt. Kenyatta apologises for the teargassing of schoolkids. Zimbabwe does better on jobs than some people say.

CGT union members preparing to demonstrate in June 2014.
24/12/2014 - FRANCE

Actors hired to spy on employees of retirement homes, French union denounces

The CGT, one of France’s main union of workers, has brought legal proceedings to denounce a case involving comedians hired to spy on the employees of retirement homes in order to ...
A Transavia Airbus A320 passenger at Paris's Orly airport
03/12/2014 - France

Air France pilots accept low-cost development plans

Air France’s troubled relations with its workforce seemed to improve on Wednesday as pilots voted in favour of plans to develop its low-cost operator Transavia.

France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron (R) with President François Hollande
03/12/2014 - France

French government hits back as bosses stage anti-tax, labour law protests

A leader of the ruling Socialist Party has accused France’s bosses of leading the opposition to President François Hollande’s government, half way through an employers’ week ...
03/12/2014

French press review 3 December 2014

Hollande is accused of plotting to change the voting system to reduce damage to his party at the next election. French bosses’ appetite grows with eating.
30/10/2014

French press review 30 October 2014

There are different takes on the controversial dam that is the object of protests in south-west France. Bosses are accused of pocketing money from tax breaks supposed to create jobs.
Bangladeshi textile workers demand compensation for victims of the Rana Plaza disaster on a May Day march in Dhaka
16/10/2014 - France - Asia

French campaigners tackle clothing brands on foreign suppliers’ wages

A French labour-rights alliance has launched a campaign to force top clothing brands to ensure their suppliers are paying their workers a fair wage.
The Medef's  "One million jobs" badge
25/09/2014 - France - Czech Republic

French bosses' union's 'One million jobs' badge made abroad

The French bosses' union has launched a campaign claiming that changes to working practices will create one million jobs in France.
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