Salary increase at Total, the majority in difficulty in the Assembly and hit and run in Nîmes … Most of the news at noon

Find the information selected by Midi Libre this Thursday, October 13 at midday.

News of the day

Total proposes a raise. In the aftermath of the refinery requisitions, the TotalEnergies group suggests new negotiations with the CGT, the main union on strike for a 10% increase in wages. According to AFP, the company would like to offer a 6% increase in inflation for the year 2023 to all its French employees.

The French group agreed on Wednesday to receive a delegation from the CGT within the framework of bilateral meetings with the representative unions after having waived its condition of lifting the blockade of refineries.

Total is calling for the blockage to be lifted. To engage in formal wage negotiations, however, he continues to demand the lifting of the blockage on oil shipments to allow supply to service stations in France, where fears of a shortage of gasoline are causing long queues. waiting motorists.

The galley continues this Thursday, October 13 at the gas pump. According to the latest estimates, 2,640 stations are completely out of fuel and 1,660 stations are partially out.

The secretary general of the CGT does not bend. Philippe Martinez announces a new call for general mobilization in companies. “We are going to propose a new strike call in all public companies,” he said this morning. It could take place on October 18, day of mobilization of vocational high schools, recalls BFM TV. He also recalled that he wanted to have real negotiations with the group, “We sit around the table because there is a problem, we discuss and we find a solution.”

Yesterday evening, the President of the Republic announced in the first broadcast of the Event announcing a “return to normal during the course of next week”.

And also

The majority shaken in the Assembly. Against the advice of the government, the deputies voted at midday to restore the “exit tax”, which aimed to fight against tax exile and which had been abolished by Emmanuel Macron in 2019. The vote was is decided by 155 votes for against 133 against. On Wednesday evening, the majority could not prevent the adoption of an amendment from its Modem allies aimed at increasing the flat-tax on dividends “20% higher than the average income distributed between 2017 and 2021”.

Quiet quitting. Employees slowing down at work? One in three French people, according to an Ipsos survey for RingCentral, has changed their career plans since the health crisis. And one in four employees, reveals a Yougov poll for, plans to quit soon. Others, if they do not opt ​​for the classic resignation, prefer the “silent resignation”. Has doing the bare minimum become the new watchword for young people at work?

Hit and run and abandonment? In Nîmes, a 30-year-old known to justice for traffic offenses was still in police custody Thursday, October 13 at the start of the morning, after being arrested on Tuesday, October 11, around 11 p.m., boulevard des Français libres. This man had just caused a road accident and fled when he was caught by the police. In his flight, he had not hesitated to leave his child behind.

Covid. The new BQ 1.1 variant may well replace BA.5. This BA.5 sub-line, itself a cousin of the Omicron variant, could, according to initial studies, become the majority in the coming weeks. If its dangerousness does not alert for the moment, some of these immune escape characteristics raise further questions. “He has all the cards in hand to become a majority” anticipate the scientists.

New damning report from the WWF. The new Living Planet report from the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) published on October 13, 2022 reports worrying figures on the disappearance of species. 69% of the wild animal population disappeared between 1970 and 2018. The NGO makes two major recommendations for COP 15 to be held in December and which will largely determine the future scenario for terrestrial wildlife.

Practical information

Is driving electric more economical? Do electric cars really have a better carbon footprint than their gasoline-powered cousins? This is a debate that has just been settled by a study by Ademe, the Agency for Ecological Transition, published this Wednesday, October 12. And the conclusions of this report may surprise you. Yes, an electric car is more ecological, provided that it respects certain criteria, in particular its weight.

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