In Guadeloupe, curfew extended after a brief meeting between unions and the overseas minister

Some 300 demonstrators rallied peacefully in front of the Pointe-à-Pitre sub-prefecture, while the overseas minister received the intersyndicale on November 29, 2021. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP After brief discussions between the Minister of Overseas Affairs, Sébastien Lecornu, and the inter-union, the curfew imposed on Guadeloupe was extended on Monday, November 29, until December 2. “Taking … Read more

Midwives: an agreement signed between unions and government for further wage increases

The negotiation is finally coming to an end. The government announced, Monday, November 22, the signing of a memorandum of understanding with a majority of unions in the hospital sector on midwives. After “A long process of consultation”, the ministers of health, Olivier Véran, and of the public service, Amélie de Montchalin, as well as … Read more

US unions worry about Amazon’s acquisition of Hollywood studio MGM

Amazon bought the MGM studio for $ 8.45 billion (around $ 7 billion at the time) in May 2021. DADO RUVIC / REUTERS Amazon’s acquisition of the legendary Hollywood studio MGM (Metro Goldwyn Mayer) should not take place, say American unions. “Amazon’s influence on the health and diversity of the film industry is likely to … Read more