The SNCF strike. Following the mobilization on January 31, inter-union calls for a new two-day strike on February 7 and 11. The CGT-Railwaymen union of SNCF has now announced that it will mobilize on February 7-8.
[Mis à jour le 1er février 2023 à 11h49] A new strike announced next week at the SNCF has travelers worried about complicating their February holiday departures. On the evening of Tuesday 31 January 2023, the second day of second strike action against pension reform, eight union federations (CFDT, CGT, FO, CFE-CGC, CFTC, Unsa, Solidaires and FSU) Call for two new days of action against pension reform Zones A and B will be closed on Tuesday, February 7 and Saturday, February 11. “The government still doesn’t want to hear it and withdraws its reforms, so we are intensifying the demonstrations”, Frédéric Souillot, Secretary General of the Force Ouvrière (FO), announced at the meeting parisian.
In fact, we can say that only the date of Saturday, February 11 is really new because the union SUD-Rail’s upcoming membership in CGT-Cheminots was announced on January 24th, New two-day strike at SNCF Tuesday 7 and Wednesday, February 8. Therefore, at the initiative of the SNCF trade unions, Tuesday, February 7th was adopted as date among the unions.
The SNCF union has yet to announce that they will join the union’s proposed last day of action, Saturday, February 11, 2023.Nevertheless, they propose a SNCF’s renewable strike ‘from mid-February’if the government sticks to its pension reform program.
When is the next SNCF strike against pension reform?
trade union CGT-Cheminots and SUD-Rail announce two new strike dates on January 24 Tuesday 7, A day after the pension reform text was tabled at the National Assembly session, and Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Union also proposes renewable strike”from mid-february” to the SNCF if the government sticks to its pension reform project. At the moment, there is no information on the likely extent of the disruption to traffic. A traffic forecast will be issued 48 hours before the start of the campaign.
These two dates coincide with the Zone A school holidays starting on Saturday 4th February and before the February holidays in Zone B starting on Saturday 11th February! “Sometimes it’s better not to take the train to go on vacation, but to have the possibility to retire around 62 or even 60, instead of taking the train and finally being forced to work until 64, that’s what the French don’t want, the French are smart, they A group that does not belong to the department”, Zeng replied BFM TV Fabien Villedieu, representative of the SUD-Rail union, answers questions about considering extending the strike during the winter break.
Are we headed for an indefinite strike by the SNCF?
Are we revisiting December 2019? Remember, at the time the SNCF and RATP launched an indefinite strike against… pension reform. Some unions have warned that this option could be considered. CGT-Cheminots and SUD-Rail call on agents to stop Tuesday 7 and Wednesday, February 8, 2023, Before the renewable notice “from mid-February”.