on Thursday, the management of Radio France was attended by the representatives of the staff to discuss the strategic plan, which provides 60 million in savings over three years. On the social side, Sibyle Veil explained that he had to make a saving of 25 million euros on current payroll (which amounts to 408 million euros) 4 million euros to hire a fifty specialists of new professions in the digital age. It is therefore necessary to find 29 million euros in total over three years.
management plans to remove 220 positions and redeployed some fifty other positions. But this lower range of jobs is subject to the agreement of the trade unions on the reorganisation of the work schedule and the removal of 7 to 12 days of leave and the reduction of the stock of vacation days staying in the work-time accounts. Journalists should also give up their week of vacation for seniority.
If workers do not accept these discounts, then the management has warned that the note would be more salty. It should be, in the case of non-agreement, have recourse to the elimination of 390 positions. In both cases, these deletions would be on the basis of a voluntary departure, without signs of age.
Stunned, the unions of Radio France, the CGT, Sud, CFDT, SNJ, FO and UNSA, have adopted a common line. "We refuse to negotiate on the basis of the document presented by the management and believe that the figures of increase in the charges aren't specific enough," said Lionel Thomson, secretary of the SNJ-CGT de Radio France. They want to have more time to audit the numbers and get a precise idea of the issues and efforts to bear. The CSE Central Radio France has commissioned a firm Tandem to audit the figures.A one-day strike in June
In a press release, SNJ Radio France considers removing "300 or 400 posts, the more it just makes it impossible to continue to make the radio. Then what will we do?". The union believes that the management wants to make the household very quickly, before the merger of Radio France in the future holding of the public audiovisual sector.
But time is running out, Sibyle Veil indicated that it wanted to negotiate an agreement by the end of the month of June. Suddenly, three other meetings with personnel representatives are planned on 13, 21 and 26 June.
in order To put pressure on the leadership of the unions called a day of strike of the stations of the group , to a day of the month of June that it remains to be determined.Updated Date: 08 June 2019, 00:00