France -Temporary workers occupy recruitment offices -March 03, 2014

France -Temporary workers occupy recruitment offices

Over a 100 agency workers have occupied recruitment offices in Nantes, Lyon and Paris to protest against changes that would reduce their rights to unemployment insurance after the completion of assignments. Amongst others, offices of Synergy, Randstad, Adecco and Derichebourg were occupied. Trade union officials noted that agency workers are already in a precarious position, which would be further deteriorated if their access to unemployment benefits is reduced.

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