The leaders of the eight main French unions called this Wednesday, January 25 in Paris “the population to mobilize even more massively on January 31” as the 19 against the pension reform.
The union leaders had made an appointment with the press on the Place du Palais-Bourbon, in the immediate vicinity of the National Assembly, before being received by the Social Affairs Committee of the Lower House.
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“The inter-union calls on the entire population to mobilize even more massively on January 31 to say no to this unjust reform”said CGT general secretary Philippe Martinez, reading the unions’ joint statement.
Towards a “massive” mobilization?
“We are here today, responsible for our organizations, to collectively reaffirm our opposition to the reform project which goes against the interests of workers by raising the legal retirement age to 64 and accelerating the extension of the contribution period”he read.
January 19 was a day “massive success” bringing together more than two million demonstrators according to the unions, more than a million according to the authorities.