The cleaners march to the headquarters of Daoust, the company that employs them. In addition to cleaners some home helps also joined the protest.
The protesters are demanding a 1.1% pay increase. Currently they earn an average of 11.50 euro/hour. Negotiations on a pay increase are currently at an impasse.
Representatives of the Socialist Trade Union ABVV met with Daoust’s bosses on Monday morning. Daoust made big profits last year and is a prominent member of the Employers’ Federation Federgon.
"Given that the bosses at Daoust say that they have a lot of respect for the process of talks between employers and employees, they should take responsibility within Fed ergon and bring a just wage increase to the negotiating table.