Amazon redundancies

Amazon - Amazon has sent "dozens of redundancy notifications" to employees of several French sites, according to French media. Le Parisien, reported this morning , that the reason behind the notifications is due to employees expressing on social networks, support for the "yellow vests" movement. A spokesman for Amazon said "These people were fired because they had failed to meet their contractual obligations,". The CGT union demands their reinstatement and considers that their dismissal is intended "to make exemplary cases and dissuade others from acting".

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Evening Update Wednesday 20 March

It’s been confirmed that Yellow Vest demonstrations will be banned in Nice this weekend, according to reports... Evening Update Wednesday 20 March Read More



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Road safety

The Prefect of the Var has announced this morning that a report published shows that so far this year 21 people have been killed on the regions roads ... Road safety Read More


French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019

Following the national call by the yellow vest movement to demonstrate in Nice at the weekend, marking Act 19 of demonstrations, the Mayor of Nice Chr... French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019 Read More


Evening Update Tuesday 19 March

A large demonstration was held by unions in Nice this morning to protest at the level of pensions and wages and the lack of purchasing power. ... Evening Update Tuesday 19 March Read More