REPORT – The CGT and the Nupes are stepping up their efforts to nationalize a battle that has lasted for more than two months.
Special Envoy to Marquette-lez-Lille
The children’s ready-to-wear company Vertbaudet had never experienced a strike. It was not until the 60th anniversary of this legendary brand, founded in the north of France in 1963, that a social movement lasting almost 70 days placed it in the media spotlight, with great reinforcement of trade union indignation. -policy. Some 72 employees have been demonstrating day after day since March 20 in front of the Vertbaudet logistics warehouse in Marquette-lez-Lille, between Lille and Tourcoing. In this vast hangar, which sits in the middle of a landscape of red bricks and white prisons, 327 employees work day and night to prepare all the orders before they are sent to the four corners of Europe.
On the picket line set up on the occasion of the ninth day of mobilization against the pension reform, the demands relate less to the retirement age or the amount of pensions than to wages. These have not increased…
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