- Grenelle agreements
The Grenelle Agreements ( _fr. Accords de Grenelle) were negotiated 25 and 26 May, during the crisis of May 1968 in
Franceby the representative of the Pompidou government, the trade unions, and the Organisation patronale. Among the negotiators were Jacques Chirac, then the young Secretary of Stateof Local Affairs, and Georges Séguy, representative of the Confédération générale du travail.
The Grenelle Agreements, concluded
27 May, 1968—but not signed—led to a 25% increase in the minimum wage(salaire minimum interprofessionnel garanti) and 10% increase in average real wages. It also provided for the establishment of the trade union section of business (" Section syndicale d'entreprise"), through the act of 27 December, 1968.
Rejected by the base, the agreements did not immediately solve the social crisis and the strikes continued. But three days later on the
30 May, Charles de Gaulleback in Paris after meeting with the Jacques Massuin Baden-Baden, Germanythe previous day was confronted by an enormous demonstration on the Champs-Elysees, decides to desolve the National Assembly and call for elections on 30 June1968. The triumph of the Gaullists of the UDR (293 of 378 seats) ends the political crisis.
The name Grenelle is taken from the area where the agreements were negotiated, at the Ministry of Social Affairs located on the
rue de Grenellein Paris. The hotel, built in the late eighteenth century, formerly the Archbishop's Palace, was actually part of the Ministry of Labour since 1905. The "Room of Agreements", named since then, is an old dining room decorated in eighteenth-century style has been preserved.
Grenelle de l'environnement
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