The inter-union demands a 7% salary increase, while the management proposes a 4.5% increase, accompanied by an increase in restaurant vouchers.
Published on 09/19/2023 21:22 Updated on 09/19/2023 21:29
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The French Apple Stores will be on strike on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23, to mark the launch of the iPhone 15, as reported by franceinfo to Albin Voulfow, national delegate of CFDT Apple, confirming a report from the Libération newspaper.
According to several union sources, this strike will take various forms in the twenty French Apple Stores, from a one-hour strike to a two-day strike, including a Parisian demonstration at the Place de l’Opéra on Friday, just a few steps away. from an Apple store.
This move follows a failed meeting between management and union delegates, particularly over wages. The inter-union unions (CGT, Unsa, CFDT and Cidre-CFTC) demand a salary increase of 7%, while the management proposes an increase of 4.5%, as well as one euro more on each restaurant ticket.
“There is only one very important event for Apple: the launch of a new iPhone”Renaud Chateauroux, national delegate of the CFDT in the company, explains to franceinfo. “So it is to show how serious we are in this movement” than the strike carried out at the time of the launch of the new iPhone.
“We tell the management that we did not ask for the moon”continues Renaud Chateauroux. “We only ask to be able to live with dignity as employees of the richest company in the world”.
When I sell an iPhone 15 Pro Max, it’s worth as much as my salary!
Renaud Chateauroux, national delegate of CFDT Apple
“Apple has big ambitions to save the world and save customers with the Apple Watch, but it should do the same with the social policy of its employees within the Apple Store”Albin Voulfow concludes.