François Chérèque, former secretary-general of the CFDT, died today at the age of 60.
This is his family, which just announced in a press release.
It had suspended its activities in September of 2015 to follow a chemotherapy treatment and left his position at the head of the High commissioner for civic engagement in June 2016 for “health reasons”.
François Chérèque was born on the 1 st June, 1956 in Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle) and died on January 2, 2017, was a trade unionist, French, secretary general of the CFDT from 2002 to 2012.
He was president of the civic service Agency from 2013 to 2016, and president of the board of directors of the think tank of the left, Terra Nova.
It adheres to the CFDT in 1978 and takes responsibilities.
In 1986, he became general secretary of the union départementale CFDT des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and between the regional office, inter-professional CONFEDERATION of the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’azur (PACA).
In 1996, he became secretary-general of the federation CFDT services and establishments of the health and social (CFDT santé-sociaux), the largest federation of the confederation by number of adherents. In October 2001, he joined the national office of the CFDT and the commission exécutive1.
Since 2002, he is secretary general of the CFDT, where he succeeded to Nicole Notat, after having been at the head of the Federation of Health-Social.
He was re-elected at the Congress of Grenoble on June 16, 2006, and then to Tours on June 10, 2010, for a final term of four years. A trade unionist in an effort to overcome certain dividing lines, he gave the magazine The Best of both Worlds an interview about his vision of liberalism, entitled: “In France, it evokes the globalization that, through its negative effects “.
After graduating in 2003, during the pensions reform, the concessions of the government as the device for a long career, he was known as the traitor, collaborating or complicit by its opponents.
It is one of the leaders of the strikes against the French reform of the pensions in 2010. On November 28, 2012, he left the general secretariat, and leaves the place to his successor, Laurent Berger. (Bio on Wikipedia)
François Chérèque at the start of the event… by morandini