CFDTConfédération Française Démocratique du Travail (French: French Democratic Confederation of Labour)
CFDTConfédération Française Des Travailleurs (French: French Confederation of Workers)
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The endorsement of two unions was needed for a deal to go through and workers at one of Total's five French refineries - the 231,000-bpd Donges plant - voted to end their strike after news of the CFDT deal.
The CFDT is a premier program, one of a handful worldwide to offer a full range of fetal procedures.
Au debut, ils organiseront des manifestations, entre 13 decembre 1981 et 20 janvier 1982, il y auront 130 manifestations organisees par la CFDT et 94 manifestations organisees par la FO.
Les syndicats representatifs CGT, Unsa, SUD-Rail et CFDT ont appele a faire greve a partir de mercredi 19h00.
Outside the Paris stock exchange, CFDT members stacked up cardboard boxes that were painted gold and labeled "100 million euros" as Pink Floyd's song "Money" blared from a loudspeaker nearby.
He pointed out that CFDT had severely criticised the French government's decision to close the country's borders with Italy in front of Tunisian youths.
Staff at the last four oil refineries still on strike voted to return, the CFDT union said.
Francois Chereque, head of the moderate CFDT union, told Europe 1 radio he was counting on a "very big demonstration" against "Europe's most violent (pension reform).
Although it may be still true, what the former general secretary of the French CFDT once said: "The worker is the real expert concerning his work.
The head of the CFDT union, Francois Chereque, also called for non-violent protests.
SeaFrance said yesterday that it would suspend its services for 24 hours until Saturday as the CFDT and Force Ouvriere unions undertook a strike in protest over job losses at the firm.
CFDT [Confederation francaise democratique du travail] Sante Sociaux 93, a local union based north of Paris, shares the same view.