France - Refinery strikes suspended - November 30, 2018

After unions CGT and FO rejected an offer for a 1.5% salary increase, which lies below the inflation rate of 2.2%, the unions called out a week-long strike in the oil sector. The industrial action affected multiple plants but most affected were gas major Total’s refineries preventing an output of 253,000 barrel-per-day. The unions now decided to suspend further industrial action awaiting the new negotiation round that is set for 11 December 2018.

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