Renault offers its French employees bonuses totaling more than 1,000 euros for most of them. The management specifically offered a bonus of 500 euros of “purchasing power support” to all its employees. At Stellantis, a meeting between management and the union is scheduled for Tuesday.
While strike movements disrupt production at Stellantis, bonuses amount to more than €1,000 for most of them. At the end of several weeks of negotiations between the unions and management, the latter offered 500 euros as a “purchasing power support” bonus to all employees, including temporary workers. Added to this is the possibility of monetizing up to three days of RTT with a 25% increase, a transport bonus of 100 euros and free medical insurance for three months. And this, in order to respond to .
FO shop steward Mariette Rih welcomed the management approach, which “for us ticked all the boxes.” After negotiations that “began timidly”, the result “responds to a need and a problem of all employees”, that is, a “galoping inflation”, she told AFP. The proposals, which still need to be endorsed by the representative organizations, are separate from the mandatory annual negotiations for 2023 that will take into account the rate of inflation during the year 2022.
850 euros in France for Valeo
Several French companies have taken measures to support the purchasing power of their employees and last week granted a 5% salary increase to all their employees, accompanied by a bonus of 1,000 euros. In the automobile, the equipment manufacturer has already granted 850 euros to all its employees in France who receive an income equal to or less than three times the minimum wage.
In , born from the merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler, a meeting between unions and management is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27. Several factories of the group in France were suddenly affected this week by strikes, to demand measures to improve purchasing power. The CGT claims a “general increase for all of 400 euros per month” as well as a purchasing power bonus of 6,000 euros. “The results of the first semester (8,000 million euros[…]