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Fill in the following text with words from the list. Do not forget to conjugate or modify them when necessary.
a claim / to cut jobs / a demand / a demonstration / to downsize / downsizing / flexitime / to fire / to go on strike / labour unrest / a lay-off / negotiations / a pay rise / a pay hike / redundancy / to resume work / a settlement / a strike / to sweat / to take on / a walkout
Last week, we decided to
. Indeed the C.E.O. had taken the decision to
in order to increase benefits. Some employees would therefore be
in the weeks to come. There were some
between the trade unions and the boss but we did not reach any
. Besides, the boss's project was to enforce
and he insisted on the fact that no
would be given before at least two years.
So we decided to organize a
in Paris to let people know that Danone was planning to
. Unfortunately, days and days, weeks and weeks did not change a thing and, as we didn't want the company to be shut or relocate abroad, we decided to
and accept the