Fnac staff anger over Sunday trading

Fnac staff anger over Sunday trading

Paris staff in the Fnac cultural products chain are up in arms over Sunday trading plans following recent legislation adopted by parliament to boost the economy.

The two unions concerned—Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) and SUD—allege that six of the seven Fnac stores in Paris should be excluded from the newly defined international tourist zones that permit shops to open on Sundays. Only the Champs Elysées outlet qualifies, the unions said in a joint statement.

The criteria defining the zones are international appeal, and crowds of big-spending foreign tourists.

The unions claim t...

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