Infotech Pension reform: a new day of mobilization scheduled for January 31

Pension reform: a new day of mobilization scheduled for January 31

The eight main French unions have agreed on a new date for mobilization against the pension reform, January 31, according to several union sources, confirming information from BFMTV.

” On strike until retirement ” ? In Paris, demonstrators determined to mobilize over time

Representatives of the CFDT, CGT, FO, CFE-CGC, CFTC, Unsa, Solidaires and FSU unions met at 6 p.m. at the Solidaires headquarters, after a day of strikes and demonstrations which, according to the CGT, brought together more than two million people, and 1.12 million according to the Ministry of the Interior.

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A level of mobilization higher than that of December 5, 2019: at the start of the protest against the previous pension reform project, the police had counted 806,000 demonstrators in France, the CGT 1.5 million.

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“The government must give up”

A few clashes, tensions or damage were reported in Paris, Lyon and Rennes. The reform, which plans to increase the legal retirement age from 62 to 64, will be presented Monday, January 23 in the Council of Ministers.

Pensions: between 1.1 and 2 million demonstrators, new mobilization on January 31

“This reform is unacceptable and goes against the interests of the population”who “make no mistake about it”declared the co-delegate general of the Solidaires trade union, Simon Duteil, on behalf of the intersyndicale.

“The government must give up” the raising of the legal age to 64 years in 2030 and the accelerated extension of the contribution period to 43 years from 2027, adds the press release read to the press. A new demonstration, at the call of youth organizations and with the support of insubordinate France, is planned for Saturday in Paris.

From Barcelona where he was taking part in a Franco-Spanish summit, Emmanuel Macron assured ” determination “ of the executive to bring about a reform “fair and responsible”.

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