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Greves
Manif
Nego

Strikes
Demonstrations
Negotiations

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Etre greve

To be on strike

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Agitation

Social unrest

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Conflit social

Industrial or employment dispute

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En raison d un mouvement de greve

Due to industrial action

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Representants

Workers representatives

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CE

Workers'committee / council

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Greve de la faim

To go on hunger strike

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Greve sauvage

A wildcat strike

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Greve surprise

A lightning strike

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Conducteur a exerce droit retrait

The bus driver exercised his right to withdraw his labour

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Greve zele

Work-to-rule

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Greve perlee

Go-slow
Slowdown ( US )

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Preavis

Notice of strike action

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Pancarte

Placard

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Banderole

Streamer

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Revendiquer droit greve

To claim the right to strike

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Revendications

Pay claims

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Demander meilleures conditions

To put a claim for better working conditions

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Chant
Slogan

Chanting

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Faire manif

To hold or stage a demo

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Manif violente

Riot

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Manifester pr/ contre

To demonstrate for / against sth

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Debrayer

To walk out

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Reprendre

To resume work

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Entamer nego

To enter into negotiations with so

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Rompre / reprendre les nego

To break off / resume negotiations

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Stress
Suicide
Chomage
Renvoi

Stress at work
Suicide
Joblessness
Dismissal

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Syndicat

Trade union
Labor union

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Nego hausse salaire

To negotiate with the management for higher pay

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Partenaires

Unions and management

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Etre sous pression

To be under stress at work

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Employeurs demandent trop de L

Employers require / demand too much ( work ) of workers

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Certains se suicident

Some commit suicide at their workplace

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Victime de harcelement sex

To be sexually harassed

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Perdu emploi

To be out of work / jobless / on the dole

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Commission parfaite

Joint committee

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Profil

Job description / profile

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Licenciement

Lay-off / redundancy

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Licencier pr raisons eco

To lay off / to make so redundant

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Bloque par greve

Strike-bound

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Compression de perso

Staff cutbacks

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Effectifs agences insuffisants

Job centres are understaffed

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Voter a bulletin

To vote by ballot

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Voter a main levee

To vote by ( a ) show of hands

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Chomage

Unemployment

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Demandeurs s entendent dire trop ages

Jobseekers are told they are too old or overqualified

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Periodes d essay garantissent en aucune facon cdi

Trial or probation periods do not guarantee a fixed-term contract

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Chomage De longue duree

Long-term unemployment

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Faire baisser Chomage

To bring down / cut down unemployment.

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Taux de Chomage

Unemployment rate / level

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Se retrouver au Chomage

To be faced with unemployment

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Maitriser

To keep unemployment down

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Chomeurs non qualifies plus durement touches

Unskilled workers are the worst hit

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Voir proposer jobs sans rapport

To be offered jobs not at all connected with your prior experience

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Sentir delaisse

To feel you have lost your status / undervalued

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Precarite

Lack of job security

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Sentir abandonne route

To feel you are being left by the wayside

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Laisses-pour compte

To be the society's rejects

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De recycler dans info

To retrain as a computing expert

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Stage reorientation

A two-day reorientation period / session

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Refuser offre

To turn down a job offer

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Monde travail

World of work and unemployment