France -Embassy faces court -April 22, 2012

Australia’s embassy in Paris has been a hotbed of industrial disputes. The trade union CFDT will bring the case before the industrial relations court, including claims of unfair dismissal, unpaid pensions, harassment and union bashing. Staff has been forced onto non-union workplace agreements, imposed by the Australian government in the past 18 months, and have lost the right to be represented in negotiations by a union.

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