Confédération Général du Travail (CGT)
How Oil Workers and Environmentalists United in Struggle
Interview with Adrien Cornet, a leader of the strike at the Total refinery in Grandpuits, France
Nathaniel FlakinApril 4, 2021
Day of Action in Paris: Red Vests meet Yellow Vests
On Friday, some 15,000 workers demonstrated throughout Paris. The trade unions called this a "Day of Action" – but they are refusing to organize a strike alongside the Yellow Vest movement.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 14, 2018
France: Union Delegates Call on the CGT Leadership to Join Yellow Vests
On the eve of a demonstration planned by the CGT for Friday, December 14, activists called for the CGT leadership to actively support the “Yellow Vests” movement.
Left VoiceDecember 14, 2018
Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray
'What if the French soccer team went on strike?' So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and continuity of protests against the labor law.
Juan ChingoJune 15, 2016