World Coronavirus. A rally on Friday in Marseille to say "no to the reconfinement of the economy"
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Restaurant owners, cafeterias and economic players call for a rally in Marseille on Friday, September 25, to protest against new local measures intended to fight against the spread of the coronavirus.
"No to economic reconfinement" : restaurateurs, cafetiers and more generally actors of the Marseille economic world have planned to meet on Friday September 25 in the morning to protest againstto fight against the .
The meeting, relayed in particular by the Union of Trades and Industries of the Hotel Industry (Umih) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), was set for 9 a.m. before the Commercial Court of.
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"I do not want our establishments to be closed"
"I do not want our establishments to be closed, I want the State to exercise the controls it is supposed to do and only close those who do not comply with health measures ”, declared Bernard Marty, president of the Umih of, the first employers' union of cafes, hotels and restaurants.
"It's enough the contradictory cookie-cutter decisions, it's enough these behaviors that make you no longer understand anything" , he added, before a meeting in the prefecture Thursday at the end of 'afternoon.
"I want to warn him that Marseille will experience insurrectionary moments ", he further warned, while some restaurateurs were already suggesting that they would not respect the obligation to close planned from Saturday.
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"September already represented hope, it was a cold shower. There is death announced ", castigated on his side Cédric Angelone, president of the union of events activities, who will be present at the demonstration.
According to him, its 300 or so members - reception venues, caterers - have experienced an 85% loss in turnover on average since March.
, the last level before the state of health emergency, according to the new classification of the authorities.
Consequence: bars and restaurants will have to close completely from Saturday, as well as all “establishments open to the public” , except those which have an “strict health protocol” , such as theaters, museums or cinemas.
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