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Strikes and Protests French terms

Strikes and Protests French terms

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Strikes and Protests French terms - Grèves et Manifs en France - French terms about worker's claims and about the recession.

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France is in a full-on recession period. I compiled this list of words you might come across as you read a French paper or listen to the French news.

  1. authorities -- fp -- collectivités
  2. base salary -- m -- salaire de base
  3. benefits -- mp -- avantages sociaux
  4. blue-collar worker -- m/f -- ouvrier/ ouvrière
  5. compensation -- f -- indemnité, indemnisation
  6. compensatory time -- f -- RTT, Réduction du Temps de Travail
  7. conflict -- m -- conflit
  8. day / night shift -- f -- équipe de jour / de nuit
  9. delegation -- f -- délégation
  10. demand, claim -- f -- revendication
  11. employment agency -- f, m -- agence pour l'emploi, Pôle Emploi
  12. financial difficulty -- f -- difficulté financière
  13. job insecurity -- f -- précarité
  14. jobless -- m/f -- sans-emploi
  15. layoff -- m -- licenciement
  16. looking for a job -- f -- recherche d’un emploi
  17. march, protest -- f -- manif, manifestation
  18. minimum wage -- m -- SMIC, Salaire Minimum interprofessionnel de Croissance (used to be SMIG)
  19. overtime -- f -- heure supplémentaire
  20. paid leave, vacation -- m -- congé payé
  21. recession -- f -- récession, crise économique
  22. solidarity measures -- f -- action sociale
  23. staff reduction -- f -- compression de personnel
  24. strike -- f -- grève
  25. to protest, to march -- ø -- manifester
  26. unemployment -- m -- chômage
  27. union, trade union -- m -- syndicat
  28. vacancy (job) -- m -- poste vacant, poste à pourvoir
  29. welfare solidarity income -- m  -- RSA, Revenu de Solidarité Active
  30. white-collar worker -- m/f -- employé/e de bureau

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