France - Unions plan further action on social services workers’ pay - March 22, 2011

Nine trade union organisations are working together to improve pay and conditions of the predominantly female workforce in a range of social service occupations. The unions believe that demonstrations held on 16 March were crucial in getting the CSFPT committee responsible for local and regional government to withdraw plans to maintain a range of social service occupations in the B pay grade. Unions are calling for proper recognition of workers’ qualifications in the sector and for jobs to be moved up to the A salary grade. A further day of action is planned for 7 April.


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