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Aggression of a labor inspector on a construction site in Corsica, the government "condemns"


The Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne, condemned on Wednesday the assault, which occurred the day before, of a labor inspector near Ajaccio, in Corsica, where he ...

The Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne, on Wednesday condemned the assault, which occurred the day before, of a labor inspector near Ajaccio, in Corsica, where he had intervened on a site that did not comply with safety obligations.

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“I unreservedly condemn the attack on a labor inspector in Corsica and send him all my solidarity. These agents do essential work every day with companies and employees to ensure the safety of workers, ”

the Minister reacted on Twitter.

The prefecture of Corsica had itself condemned in a tweet

"with the greatest firmness the inadmissible aggression"

of this inspector of the Dreets (Regional Directorate of the economy, employment, work and solidarity). The latter had been

"taken to task and violently hit in the face by a representative of the employer, while he was intervening on the Ajaccio bypass to interrupt a site that did not meet the obligations to secure employees for large-scale work. height ”

, according to a press release from the prefecture.

"The assailant also made threats against the agent and his family,"

the statement said, indicating that

"Following the intervention of the emergency services, the victim was taken to Ajaccio hospital"


The inspector spontaneously intervened on the site, after noting that a worker was working at height without a helmet.

"When we see this kind of situation, we stop the site (...) to put it in safety",

explained the director of the Dreets de Corse, Isabel de Moura, interviewed by France 3.

"Divergence in declarations"

Ajaccio's prosecutor, Nicolas Septe, told AFP that the perpetrator of the attack had been taken into police custody on Wednesday.

"There is a discrepancy in their statements, the victim saying she was punched and the author saying he just pushed her



Prosecuted in plea-guilty proceedings, the alleged aggressor will have to answer for violence with ITT of less than eight days on a person entrusted with a public service mission. A one-day ITT was pronounced, the prosecutor said.

The CGT work, employment, vocational training (CGT TEFP) denounced an

"unacceptable attack"

in a


release, stressing that

"there are less than 1,800 labor inspectors and controllers in the inspection section for the whole employees ”

and that

“ nearly 40% of inspection sections are vacant in Corsica, de facto preventing pair checks ”.

Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2021-10-13

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