The CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires and four youth organizations call to march against the pension reform, and thus join the unions of the RATP.
A large inter-union announced Wednesday, October 16, a call for a day of interprofessional strike on December 5 to fight against the pension reform carried by the government. The CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires, as well as the youth organizations Unef, UNL, MNL and FIDL support the movement.
They follow several RATP unions, who called for an "unlimited" strike from December 5, following their movement closely followed September 13. In their communique of Thursday, the organizations "Undertake to build an action plan against the project of pension reform by points and to gain a reinforcement, an improvement of the current system of solidarity and intergenerational pensions".
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Against the point pension system
CGT and FO had expressed their opposition to the reform separately in September. But at the beginning of October, following an inter-trade union, CGT and FO, as well as the unions FSU and Solidaires, had announced to discuss on " perspective " an interprofessional strike.
"Organizations will initiate and stimulate general assemblies in workplaces and studies, public debates on the whole territory, arrests of local and national elected representatives, sensitization initiatives for all the population, to discuss the reform and on the modalities of action and collective response "they write in their release.
The RATP unions were joined by the organizations of the SNCF and road transport, which, too, want to fight against the reform project, which provides a system "Universal" at points starting from 2025, which would limit their advantages.