Unions call for another day of strikes against pension reform

Pensions: New Events, the Movement Looking for a Second Wind

For the sixth time since December 5th, the unions call for “a day of massive inter-professional mobilization of strikes and demonstrations”. After six weeks of conflict, unions opposed to the pension reform call on Thursday 16 January 2020 for a new day of demonstrations. It will be a test for the rest of the movement which is trying to […]

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The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday January 8, 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday.

Pension Reform: Blocked Refineries and Court Disruption

Before a fourth big day of demonstrations against pension reform on Thursday 9th January 2020, the government tries to find a way out, in particular with the reformist unions. The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday 8th January 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday. The government […]

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The Donges refinery near Saint-Nazaire has been on strike since Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Pension Reform: The Donges Refinery Draws out the Strike Before the Day of January 9th

The national mobilization day against the pension reform is scheduled for January 9th. The refineries have been on strike since Tuesday 7th January 2020. Since the beginning of December 2019, at the call of the CGT, the refineries have been on strike from time to time. This time the duration becomes longer. Since this Tuesday 7th January […]

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Edouard Philippe on January 6, 2020

Pension Reform: Edouard Philippe Takes a Step Towards the CFDT

The Prime Minister qualified Tuesday 7th January of “good idea” the proposal of conference of financing of the CFDT, while calling for that “everyone moves a little”. Edouard Philippe gave a sign of openness to the CFDT. He qualified Tuesday, January 7 as a “good idea ” the proposal for a financing conference, while calling for “everyone to move […]

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Unions call for a National strike day of action against pensions reforms

Pensions: Unions Call for New National Demonstration on January 11th

The trade unions plan to conduct a new large-scale inter-professional strike as early as next week against the pensions reform The strike against pension reform entered its second month on Friday 3rd January 2020. “Determined”, the unions call to make Saturday 11th January, a “day of demonstration throughout the country”. Amplify the movement FO , which requests the withdrawal […]

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Metro corridors at Châtelet station in Paris, on the 19th day of the strike movement against the pension reform, on December 23, 2019.

Pension Reform: Emmanuel Macron Remains Relentless, Unions Disappointed

After the vows pronounced by Emmanuel Macron, the unions remain dissatisfied and see “nothing new”. As for the President, he says “to carry out the reform”. The strike against the pension reform entered on Wednesday 1st January 2020 in its 28th day, equaling most the blocking ng of transport since 1986-87, without looming the “fast compromise” wished by Emmanuel Macron during his vows, […]

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The movement against pension reform is now longer than the strikes of 1995. New rallies are expected on Saturday December 28.

Pension Reform: 23rd Day of Mobilisation Before Another Complicated Weekend

The movement against pension reform is now longer than the strikes of 1995. New rallies are expected on Saturday 28th December  Now longer than the strikes of 1995, the movement against pension reform is in its 23rd day, with determined unions and travellers preparing for another complicated weekend in transport. SNCF traffic remains “very disrupted” with an […]

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President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels, December 13, 2019.

On the 14th Day of Strike, Emmanuel Macron Ready to “Improve” the Pension Reform

His Prime Minister Edouard Philippe received the social partners on Wednesday to try to find a way out of the pension reform crisis. The day after the third day of demonstrations against the pension reform and three days before the Christmas holidays, Edouard Philippe received on Wednesday 18th December 2019 the social partners with the new “M. Retraites”, to find a way out […]

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In the early morning, Tuesday, December 17, blockages were in place on the roads of Seine-Maritime.

Strike of December 17th: Where are the Blocking Points in Seine-Maritime

The mobilisation against pension reforms continues in Seine-Maritime this Tuesday 17th December 2019. Actions have been taken on the roads since the start of the morning. The unions hope for an even stronger day of mobilisation than the previous ones. Tuesday 17th December, they call to beat the pavement throughout France, to protest against the pension reform project. In Rouen (Seine-Maritime) and […]

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Truckers are demanding better wages

Transport: Blockages, Dams, Snail Operations … Truckers are Demanding Better Wages

MOBILISATION: With the truckers mobilising for better wages, it will add more bad news for motorists At the call of four unions in their branch, the truckers are called to strike on Monday to demand better working conditions and wages. Blockages, filtering dams, snail operations … The situation is further complicated on the roads in the midst of social conflict over […]

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