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Technology Melun: Transdev bus drivers put an end to their strike after an

19:35  28 october  2021
19:35  28 october  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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agreement the traffic was very disturbed on the 36 lines of Melun and the surrounding area managed by Transdev, whose drivers denounced the reorganization

Les chauffeurs de bus de Melun et leur direction ont trouvé un accord lors d'une réunion ce mardi soir. © Marie Sjödin / Pixabay The bus drivers of Melun and their management found an agreement at a meeting on Tuesday night. Social movement - traffic was very disturbed on the 36 lines of Melun and the surrounding area managed by Transdev, whose drivers denounced the reorganization

the unions validated on Tuesday evening a memorandum of understanding ending the strike of the bus drivers. From the Transdev network of Melun (Seine-et-Marne) and its surroundings. The drivers had begun a social movement two months ago. They intended to protest against the reorganization of the Francilian offer of their employer after the opening of the market to competition, explains France 3 Paris Ile-de-France .

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An ultimate conciliation meeting between employee representatives and the leaders allowed an agreement. Traffic on the 36 lines of bus, very disturbed since the beginning of the strike, should gradually return to a normal pace from this Thursday. The movement of Transdev drivers continues, however, in Fontainebleau (Seine-et-Marne) and in its agglomeration.

nine commitments on key points

A Melun, the solution that was found made it possible to "respond to the demands that had been raised by the trade union organizations," welcomed Mohamed Abdelmoumni, delegate Ust-south of the deposit of Vaux- the penilil ( Seine-et-Marne ). The unionist has evoked "common ground".

The exit of strike was obtained by approximately "nine commitments which are adjustment points to respond to the claims that had been raised." These concern the operating leaves of the machinists and the organization of work.

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