The management and the inter-union of Leroy Merlin reached an agreement on Tuesday evening on an increase in wages to cope with inflation, after 10 days of an unprecedented social movement.
The effort has been made
" on the part of the management was delighted Tuesday evening, at the end of a long negotiation, Jean-Marc Cicuto, central delegate CFTC of the DIY brand, owned by the Mulliez family , which also owns the Decathlon, Auchan, Boulanger and Flunch brands.
The unionist praised "
the mobilization of employees
" while regretting that it "
had to go through 10 days of strike to get there
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Three weeks after the inter-union CFDT-CFTC-CGT-FO refused a general salary increase of 2%, with a minimum of 40 euros, lower than the inflation rate of 2.6% measured at the end of October by INSEE in year on year, management proposed "
an additional increase of 25 euros, effective January 1, for all employees, employees and supervisors,
" she told AFP Tuesday evening.
65 euros more per month
In 2022, our 23,000 collaborators, employees and supervisors will thus benefit from a monthly salary increase of 65 euros
", which, "
over 13 months, will represent 845 euros, or + 3.9%
", continues the management. , saying they are “
” to have reached such an agreement. The inter-union demanded an increase of at least 80 euros, pointing to the “
of the sign, which stood at 7.9 billion euros in France in 2021.
To these 65 euros will be added the inflation allowance, a premium of 100 euros paid by the State, which will be doubled by Leroy Merlin.
Aimed at French people earning less than 2,000 euros net monthly, it should concern around 80% of Leroy Merlin employees, according to Jean-Marc Cicuto.
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The agreement also provides for a new point in mid-April to assess the evolution of inflation and provisions to limit the impact of the strike on the purchasing power of employees, for example by spreading the payments over 12 months. .
During this unprecedented social movement at Leroy Merlin, access to the brand's national warehouses was filtered and walkouts organized in stores.