GM faces union claims in France and South Africa

12 08 2010

General Motors Company shows a high volume of social information in Covalence database today, reflecting tough negotiations currently taking place with trade unions in France and in South Africa.

In France where it agreed to acquire GM Strasbourg the General Motors Company is challenged by the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) over wage claims. In South Africa a country-wide strike started on August 10th by the National Union for Metal Workers of SA is hitting General Motors as well as Nissan, Toyota, Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Nissan, and Daimler. The strikers demand a 15% wage increase and improved social benefits.

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