The announcement follows a newspaper investigation The Team, who revealed the “Deep social rarity” undermined the organizing committee of the 2023 World Cup, because of a “Management by terror”. On Wednesday evening, June 22, the Ministry of Sports announced that it was seizing the labor inspection on “Worrying elements related to the social climate, labor relations and team management of the GIP France 2023, in charge of organizing the Rugby World Cup”led by Claude Atcher. “Ethics Committee of the Public Interest Group” (GIP) of the World Cup (September 8-October 28, 2023) was also seized, the ministry said in a statement.
The Minister of Sports and the Olympics, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, said she wished the conclusions of “These investigations shall be forwarded to him as soon as possible.” “The social partners will meet tomorrow.” [jeudi] through the general direction du GIP and the plenary associated with this approach of investigation and analysis. »
Immediately afterwards, the French Rugby Federation (FFR), led by Bernard Laporte, announced that it was convening the France 2023 Economic and Social Committee. “So that a social inquiry can be carried out as soon as possible.” “The FFR joins the state in its desire to shed light on the internal situation”she added.