The movement was however renewed in two other sites of the group, in Normandy and in the Rhône. The end of the strike had been voted earlier in the day at the Donges refinery.
The day after a day of demonstration for wages, the continuation of the movement divides the local branches of the CGT. The end of the strike was first voted on Wednesday afternoon at the TotalEnergies refinery in Donges. “In responsibility and conscience, the end of the strike was announced for the operating staff from 1 p.m. and for the day staff from 5 p.m.“, announced CGT secretary Fabien Privé Saint-Lanne, to the press, after a general meeting. A few hours later, the movement was also “suspended” in two other sites, on that of “Flanders” in Mardyck (North) and that of La Mède in the Bouches-du-Rhône, learned AFP from Eric Sellini, national coordinator of the CGT for TotalEnergies.
Earlier in the day, the strike was, on the contrary, renewed at the TotalEnergies refinery in Gonfreville-l’Orcher, near Le Havre (Seine-Maritime), we learned from the union. At the end of a general meeting which brought together several dozen employees, the strike was renewed “after a very large majority vote“, told AFP the CGT secretary general of the Normandy platform, Alexis Antonioli. In the evening, the movement was also renewed at two other sites of the group, in Gonfreville (Seine-Maritime) and at the Feyzin depot (Rhône), we learned from the same source.
In addition, the CGT had said, Wednesday, to have proposed a crisis resolution protocol the same morning to the management of the company. This proposal called forthe implementation of negotiations on employment and investments, local negotiations on the specific issues raised by the strikers“, as well as “guarantees on the absence of repression vis-à-vis the strikers“, told AFP Eric Sellini, national coordinator of the CGT for TotalEnergies. According to him, the management refused this proposal, which TotalEnergies, questioned by AFP, could not immediately confirm.
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