France -Total workers strike for survival of plant -July 03, 2015

Trade union CGT wants to protest the planned ‘death’ of crude refining at La Mede.

Total SA workers have called for a country-wide strike 2 July at refineries, oil depots and crude import terminals to protest a plan to stop processing the fuel at the La Mede plant on the south coast. In calling for a wider strike, trade union CGT wants to protest the planned ‘death’ of crude refining at La Mede. The union also called for blockades of Total service stations around the country every Thursday during the summer months until the oil company withdraws its proposals.

English: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-30/total-workers-call …       

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