Radio France on strike

Radio France on strike - Radio France has announced strike action today against a drastic savings plan. For the first time, radio is committed to a voluntary departure plan with 299 posts out of 4,600 being removed. The unions have called for strike action in protest against the drastic plan of savings imposed by the government.

According to reports the State plans to reduce its allocation of 20 million euros. In 2015 the former President of Radio France already tried to put in place a plan for 320 positions. However, after a 28-day strike, the plan was dropped.

Meanwhile a few months ago the unions of France Televisions gave their approval, to cut 1000 jobs.

The CGT of Radio France called for an unlimited strike, that it hopes to see to last until December 5th, in order to link its protest with other public companies, against the government’s pension reform.

According to Médiamétrie, the flagship France Inter continues to gain ground, consolidating its position as the leading French radio station.

 

 

Last local news

Evening Update Friday 14 August 2020

The plans of many British tourists have been thrown into disarray after the British government announced that, as from 4am UK time on Saturday, all ar... Evening Update Friday 14 August 2020 Read More

14/08/2020

Lunchtime News Friday 14th August 2020

A 29-year-old man has been stabbed in Nice after a fight broke out in the early hours of this morning. The fight broke out between two men thought to ... Lunchtime News Friday 14th August 2020 Read More

14/08/2020

French and Riviera News Friday 14th August 2020

-A five-year-old child has drowned in a swimming pool of a private property in Sospel. The accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at around 3pm when... French and Riviera News Friday 14th August 2020 Read More

14/08/2020

Evening Update Thursday 13 August 2020

The gendarmerie in Grimaud in the Var has been closed because of a coronavirus outbreak. Evening Update Thursday 13 August 2020 Read More

13/08/2020