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French Strikes Set for Another Day of Talks


The French government has reiterated today that it is prepared to force employees to go back to work at a TotalEnergies storage site.

  • "If needed we will take measures to unblock available supplies in the Dunkirk depot", said Energy Minister Agnes-Pannier Runacher, adding: "But I hope things will still evolve today between the CGT and Total."
  • Talks yesterday failed to find a resolution. TotalEnergies announced it would make a one-off bonus payment to its workforce yesterday.
  • A representative of the union's branch at Esso France said on Wednesday the walkouts which block two refineries would also continue.

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