The hard-left CGT trade union walked out of wage increase talks with TotalEnergies early on Friday, vowing to continue the strike at refineries that has crippled France’s fuel supply, despite the fact that two other unions agreed to the proposed 7% pay rise. TotalEnergies and four unions, including the hardcore CGT, sat down late on Thursday to discuss the terms and offers of the oil giant for pay rises. After almost six hours of negotiations, the CGT union walked out of the meeting in the early morning on Friday, and its representative Alexis Antonioli told media the talks were a “charade”, and TotalEnergies’ proposals were “largely insufficient.” Two other trade unions, CFDT and CFE-CGC, found the offer for a 7% pay rise “rather favorable.” The offer now has to be approved by union members. The nearly three weeks of strikes at refineries in France have left more than 60% […]