The photo itself is historic.
Medef and CFDT side by side to defend a common cause, in memory of Laurent Berger, the general secretary of the union, this had never happened before.
This Monday, with Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, the president of the employers' organization, they decided - the time to travel to Paris - to join forces to promote the vaccination of employees, which is progressing much too slowly for their liking.
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Figures unveiled by the Ministry of Labor finally convinced them that the subject was important enough to pass on the disagreements.
As of April 22, only 400,000 injections had been performed by occupational physicians.
And if neither one nor the other plans to forcibly vaccinate the 17 million French employees, they believe that the account is very far from it.
All the more so as Laurent Berger, after consulting his base, assures us: 84% of employees want to return to a normal professional life and receive the vaccine at their workplace.
For the social partners, the solution notably involves better integration of occupational health services into the process.
Underemployed, the 250 centers in France receive doses dropper, and none based on messenger RNA.
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The two representatives also plead for a relaxation of the rules and a vaccination schedule based on the age of the employees - which must fall quickly - and not a list of trades which inevitably leads to oversights.
The latest, the 5,000 long-distance sailors who, not appearing explicitly in the list, could not make an appointment unlike the other sailors.