A thumbs up to the faceinflation. the automotive group Renault offered its French employees bonuses totaling more than 1,000 euros for most of them, in order to cope with the rising cost of living, we learned Thursday from consistent sources.
At the end of several weeks of negotiations between the unions and management, the latter offered 500 euros as a “purchasing capacity support” bonus to all employees, including temporary workers. Added to this is the possibility of monetizing up to three days of RTT with a 25% increase, a transport bonus of 100 euros and free medical insurance for three months.
Next negotiations for 2023
Depending on the categories and family situations of the employees, this will mean bonuses of at least 600 euros, and a total amount of potential additional purchasing power of more than 1,000 euros for most employees, according to management elements. The calculation of the aid allows favoring the lowest wages, as a percentage of wages.
These offers, which still need to be ratified by the representative organizations, are independent of the mandatory annual negotiations for 2023 that will take into account the inflation rate during the year 2022, the same source specifies.
FO shop steward Mariette Rih welcomed a management approach that “for us ticked all the boxes”. After negotiations that “started timidly”, the result “responds to a need and a problem of all employees”, that is, “galloping inflation”, he told AFP, citing the bonus of 500 euros but also “different points like transportation and healthcare. .