Unions on the Apple France shops have known as for a walkout on Friday and Saturday forward of the launch of the brand new iPhone 15 mannequin, demanding higher pay and dealing circumstances.
“Administration having determined to disregard our completely professional calls for and considerations, the 4 unions of Apple Retail France …name for a strike on Sept. 22 and 23,” CGT Apple Retail mentioned in a union entrance assertion on social media platform X, previously Twitter, on Wednesday.
The unions additionally known as for employees to show on Friday morning on the Paris Opera Garnier, which is subsequent to one in every of Apple’s flagship shops in Paris.
CGT Apple Retail union member Karine Chouchane instructed the French every day Liberation that Apple France employees might mobilize in three quarters of Apple’s shops in France.
Apple France couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
Final week, Apple was rocked by a French authorities choice to droop gross sales of iPhone 12 handsets after assessments that it mentioned discovered breaches of radiation publicity limits.
On Friday, Apple pledged to replace the software program on iPhone 12s in France to settle the dispute over radiation ranges, however considerations in different European nations signaled it could should take comparable motion elsewhere.