France - Strike at Carrefour looms - March 31, 2018

Trade unions at the supermarket giant Carrefour have called a strike and warned of supermarket closures and possible goods shortages after the group announced the future loss of thousands of jobs. The unions Force Ouvrière (FO) and CFDT called the strike for 31 March, in an attempt to influence the plans for the Carrefour supermarkets, warehouses and offices. According to the unions the plans are due to ‘shareholders’ attacks on jobs and rental-management, and the ‘hold up’ on profit-sharing’.

Read on: in English …   Union press release: in French …

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