Infotech End of the strike at the TotalEnergies refinery in Gonfreville in Normandy

End of the strike at the TotalEnergies refinery in Gonfreville in Normandy

The CGT announced on Wednesday November 2 the end of the strike movement started on September 27 at the TotalEnergies refinery in Gonfreville-L’Orcher (Seine-Maritime) near Le Havre.

The strike was lifted on Monday following an agreement between management and the union, said the general secretary of the site’s CGT, Alexis Antonioli, confirming information from the daily “Paris-Normandie”. The management of TotalEnergies also confirmed that “the strike is over”.

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The general assembly in Gonfreville, initially scheduled for this Wednesday at 1 p.m., is canceled. The union said it would issue a statement by Wednesday evening or Thursday. While the movement had been renewed on Monday during the change of the 5 a.m. shift, “a negotiation meeting made it possible to reach an agreement”specifies a source close to the file.

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Gonfreville was with Feyzin (Rhône), one of the last two Total sites to have voted to continue the movement on October 27. On the site of the Normandy refinery, the return to operation of the facilities ” started “ but she “will take about a fortnight”specifies the source close to the file. “Fuel shipments, from the substantial stocks available on the site, will be able to be relaunched quickly. »

The strike movement of the employees of the Gonfreville-L’Orcher refinery had started on September 27, at the call of the CGT TotalEnergies. The CGT demanded a salary increase of 10%.

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At the Feyzin fuel depot, the strike continued on Wednesday, according to the CGT. “No requisitions this morning. The strikers are hoping for the imminent arrival of a mediator from the republic, it is becoming urgent”commented the CGT union representative of Feyzin Pedro Afonso.

In Gonfreville are refined about 12 million tons of crude oil per year, or 12% of the refining capacity in France, according to TotalEnergies.

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