• Short Summary

    Eight thousand shop assistants from the department stores of Paris marched through the city today (Tuesday, October 13) to protest against their conditions of work and their low wages.

  • Description

    Eight thousand shop assistants from the department stores of Paris marched through the city today (Tuesday, October 13) to protest against their conditions of work and their low wages. They are demanding a minimum of 1,000 france (GBP76, $ 182) a month and a rise of 10%.

    The demonstration halted rush-hour traffic in Paris as the shop assistants marched to the headquarters of the employers' association the Palace de la Concorde. It follows a succession of strikes at Paris department stores during the past ten days.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA36JKSQ2MOR6ZIO3Q3EPX3BIA2
    Media URN:
    VLVA36JKSQ2MOR6ZIO3Q3EPX3BIA2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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