France’s CGT union, at the core of a weeks-long strike at oil major TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) , walked away from wage talks on Thursday night, dashing hopes for an end to a standoff that has disrupted everyday life as petrol stations run dry. “We have seen a masquerade … the offers on the table are clearly insufficient”, CGT representative Alexis Antonioli told journalists after his union left the talks. A few hours later, the more moderate CFDT and CFE-CGC unions representing a majority of workers struck a deal with TotalEnergies which, if approved by union members, would mean a 7% pay rise and a bonus payment. Legally, TotalEnergies can conclude a wage deal without the CGT agreeing if it manages to win […]