The biggest workers’ struggles in a generation continue across France against the new Labour laws. Jeremy Corbyn and Ken Loach both sent messages to striking workers blockading the oil refinery in Le Havre. The video below the text of Ken Loach’s greeting shows the response when those messages were read to a mass meeting of workers.
“At last, workers are fighting back against attacks on their job security, wages and conditions.
In Britain we have long experience of politicians who call themselves socialist yet who act as servants of the big corporations. They want a docile workforce that can be hired and fired at will. This is what Capitalism has always demanded.
Through your struggle we can see that another Europe is possible, based on mutual support and co-operation, where all can work with dignity and be properly rewarded.
Solidarity with the French workers!”
Comienza el acto en Francia convocato por el sindicato francés CGT en la refinería bloqueada Le Havre con intelectuales y políticos como Jeremy Corbyn y Ken Loach en apoyo a las protestas y huelgas contra la reforma laboral del Gobierno socialista.
Porque la lucha del pueblo francés es la lucha de todos los pueblos de Europa. Por nuestros derechos, por nuestra dignidad y nuestra vida.
Video by Miguel Urbán on Thursday, 2 June 2016
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