France: Security staff wildcat strike at Bordeaux airport

Bordeaux Airport departures board
Bordeaux Airport departures board

Security workers at Bordeaux airport launched a wildcat strike yesterday morning.

Submitted by jef costello on July 11, 2007

The workers, employed by SGSA Penauill walked out yesterday morning at 6:30 am. All 88 SGSA employees, who make up around 90% of the workforce, joined the wildcat.

The action was in support of a current wage dispute with management. Workers agreed to return to work at 1pm some 29 flights had been delayed by this point.