According to a survey conducted on Friday, the French are mainly opposed to the strike at the SNCF and fear a complete blockage of the country.
They are 42% that find the movement “justified”. The people surveyed are divided on the attitude to be held by the executive.
Just over one in two French people (51%) think that “the government must do everything possible to avoid this strike, even if it means giving up certain points of its reform”.
The French fear a complete blockage
On the contrary, 48% think that “the government must hold on and let nothing go to the unions, even if it means having to go through a long social conflict”.
On the other hand, 59% of the French think that “these movements of mobilisation of the unions against the reform of the SNCF could lead France to a complete blocking as that which France knew in December 1995”. 41% do not fear it.
Survey conducted online on April 4th and 5th with a sample of 1,013 people representative of the French population aged 18 and over, according to the quota method.