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The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) expresses its solidarity with the workers and people of France who are fighting against the policy of high prices and excessive taxation of the French government and at the same time are protesting against the anti-labor policies of the European Union and the IMF. The international class-oriented trade union movement joins its voice to that of the working youth in France, with the homeless, the unemployed, the new-poor, immigrants for a world without capitalist exploitation.

The police state and state violence highlight the role of the state and the goals of the bourgeoisie. President Macron’s maneuvers to weaken protests through false and hypocritical social dialogues should not trap...

The 38th Congress of the French Communist Party (PCF) was held on November 23-25 in Ivry, where Fabien Roussel became the new National Secretary. Roussel presented the new logo of the Party, which does not contain a reference to hammer and sickle, the traditional symbol of the communist parties, but is based on the figure of a red star.

In his first speech as National Secretary, Fabien...

Last weekend, near half a million protestors took to the streets of France for protesting the increase in fuel prices under the pretext of "green taxes". Protestors were called "Yellow Vests" because they wore high-visibility jackets that all motorists are legally obliged to carry in their vehicles. Rallies and route blockades were organized via the internet without the direct involvement of...

On the occasion of the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War, French President Emmanuel Macron organized an official ceremony with the participation of more than sixty world leaders. Macron's "peace show" and the significance of the imperialist war of 1914-1918 are commented by French communists.

Pierre Laurent, National Secretary of the French Communist Party (PCF), issued...

On August 28, France's environment minister Nicolas Hulot announced his resignation during a live radio interview. Disapproving the policies and efforts of the government on climate change, by the time he publicly declared it, Hulot had not warned anyone from the cabinet about this decision that he had taken "between me, myself and I".

The French Communist Party (PCF) issued a statement on...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 92 million members in 126 countries around the world, reiterates its internationalist solidarity with workers in France who will strike on 19 April.

In an international context where capitalists, multinationals and European bourgeoisies attack labor rights, promote anti-worker policies, reduce pensions and wages, dismantle social gains...

pameWe, the workers and trade unions of Greece in Commerce, we express our support and solidarity to the fight, of the employees of the multinational Carrefour which is forwarding thousands of redundancies in France and Belgium.

The multinational announced 2,400 redundancies in France and 1,200 in Belgium, using the so-called "voluntary departure" method, to ensure capital for new investments and...

Demonstrations took place all over France on March 22 against President Emmanuel Macron’s ‘reforms’.

Following seven trade union confederations’ decision to go on strike against Macron’s ‘reforms’, workers took to the streets in France on March 22. Trains did not work, flights were cancelled in Parisian airports, and classes were cancelled in many high...

The All Workers Militant Front (PAME) expresses its solidarity to the workers in the Chemical Industry and the Railways in France, to WFTU’s members and friends, who are preparing strikes on the 22th of March and in the following weeks against the new anti-labor measures of the French government.

The French government, together with the European Union, serving the interests of the...

Special interview with The Communist Youth Union (UJC) from France.

The youth of the Revolutionary Communist Party of France (PCRF), Communist Youth Union (UJC) answered our questions and gave us the opportunity to get to know a new communist youth organisation from Europe. The variety of questions led to an interesting interview about current political debates as well as theoretical...

The WFTU participated and greeted the Congress of the CGT of railway workers of Versailles which was held on 9th January 2018, on Versailles, France.
The speech of the WFTU delegate were underlined the historical strong bonds between the WFTU and French working class and the need for further strengthening of the coordination among the class-oriented trade unions in Europe and worldwide in...

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