Category Archives: 2023 France

France: CFDT calls for the right to walk out of overheated workplaces – #iwmd23

Construction confederation BWI member, CFDT, made a 28 April call to have heat recognised as ‘bad weather’ and thus allow workers to stop their work.

CFDT homepage

France: Meetings, protests and tributes to mark 28 April – #iwmd23

In France, BWI member CGT conducted several activities to mark 28 April including a meeting at the Ministry of Labour, a protest
at a construction site of Grand Paris and the installation of a plaque in tribute to victims of occupational accidents and diseases.

France: Death in the workplace – Unions demand accountability from French government

In France, about 1,000 people died while at work in 2021. On 28 April  2023 a collective of victims’ families and several trade unions met in front of the French Labor Ministry to demand strong measures. More