According to Les Echos, Philippe Martinez, secretary general of CGT will inform the Confederation leaders Tuesday that he has decided not to run for the post of his successor at the March 2023 union congress.
He plans to present to the Confederal Executive Commission, (CEC), that Marie Buisson (general secretary of Ferc-CGT) succeeds him.
Philippe Martinez (61), was elected secretary general last year. France Info was informed last week by Martinez that he would like a woman to head the CGT "as soon as possible", which would mark a first. This union. From March 27th to 31st 2023, Clermont-Ferrand will host the 53rd Congress of the second French union.
This announcement comes as Force Ouvriere holds its congress in Rouen since Monday with a view towards the Friday election at Frederic Souillot, the head of the third French union. From June 13-17, the CFDT will hold its congress. Laurent Berger, the secretary general of the CFDT, will be again running for its presidency.