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
VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France
Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle
Klasse Gegen KlasseJuly 6, 2016
Special Coverage: Revolt in France
The latest on the resistance to the labor reforms in France.
Left VoiceJune 17, 2016
One Million Demonstrate in the Streets of Paris
The massive demonstration, with its fighting, combative atmosphere, was easily the largest mobilization against the government’s labor reform to take place in the last three months.
Révolution PermanenteJune 17, 2016
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