Asia Pacific: Intercontinental hotel staff in French Polynesia on strike raising 10 grievances

Author: Radio New Zealand, Published on: 23 February 2019

"Intercontinental hotel staff on strike in French Polynesia", 19 February 2019

A strike has begun at French Polynesia's four hotels of the Intercontinental chain.

This follows after the union O Oe To Oe Rima had lodged a strike notice...raising 10 grievances.

The union says the action affects 68 percent of employees at the chain's hotels in Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.

According to Tahiti Nui TV, the union and the hotel management reached agreement on eight points during their negotiations.

One of the outstanding points concerns sick leave.

The union wants better terms because currently an employee can only be away sick twice year without having a pay cut.

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Related companies: InterContinental Hotels