Ivan Hoareau, union leader at Reunion, French Caribbean.
Agreement on prices, not wages
The association of trade unions and political associations of the Meeting (COSPAR) signed Tuesday with the employers agreement on lower prices for consumer goods but negotiations on wages were unsuccessful.
"Beyond this contribution to the State, which is acquired, the discussions should continue between the social partners in wage negotiations," he continued. "The State takes refuge behind legal wrangling. It is a wholly inadequate account of the seriousness of the social situation in LA REUNION (cARIBBEAN)", deplored Ivan Hoareau, secretary general of the CGTR first union of the island .