The right to strike is granted by the Constitution, and allows workers to assert their central position in business’ value production.
The STJV produced a guide on how to strike. This pages lists the current strike movements.
The right to strike in private companies
WHAT is a strike? A complete work stoppage…Partial stoppage or slowdown at work is not legally recognized as a strike. …collective and coordinated…For a strike to be legal, at least 2 salaried workers must take part in it. The only exceptions are if the employee is the company’s sole employee, or if they are responding to a national call to strike (like many of the STJV’s). …to make work-related demands.These demands encompass salaries, working conditions, jobs protection… If any of those 3 conditions is not met, the strike is considered illegal and salaried workers taking part in it are not […]
On February 14th, Ubisoft France on strike for decent wages
Over the last few weeks the STJV took part in the Mandatory Annual Negotiations on salaries in several Ubisoft entities in France. Despite the unions’ efforts to find an acceptable compromise, negotiations hit a wall. In order to hit arbtirary cost reductions targets, management offered a budget dedicated to raises that would be lower than inflation for the second year in a row. A badly balanced rewards system How can we square such disdain with our CEO urging us to « gain in agility and efficiency »? How could we accept such low raises when the company boasts of “an excellent second […]