these unions tempted by radicalization
INVESTIGATION – For ten days, some federations have shown their intention to block the country with targeted actions.
After mobilizing more than 1 million people against the pension reform on January 19, the unions want to strike harder on Tuesday. On the occasion of this second day of action, no less than 300 demonstration sites are already planned throughout the territory and many strikes are expected in schools, refineries and in transport, with very disrupted traffic at the SNCF and RATP.
Still as fiercely opposed to the government’s project, which begins to be studied this Monday by the deputies in the social affairs committee, the leaders of the central organizations intend, for the time being, to preserve the inter-union union by remaining on a common logic of great mobilization . And this even if, behind the scenes, the first desires to harden the movement are heard.
A logic of radicalization
In its role as a more measured union, the CFDT pleads for the continuity of this strategy by wishing to already set a third date during a weekend to broaden the…