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Pensions: "I will be very vigilant that we do not have mobilizations that go wrong", assures Berger


On the eve of Tuesday's second day of action, the CFDT boss brandished the threat of an "act 3" if the government were to continue to turn a deaf ear.

On the eve of the second big day of mobilization against the pension reform, Laurent Berger is careful not to alienate public opinion.


I will be very vigilant that we do not have mobilizations that go wrong

," said the secretary general of the CFDT this Monday morning on France 2.

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By this formula, the trade unionist specifies that he wants "

the demonstrations to take place in good conditions

" and "

that we do not take action against people or deputies who do not agree with us

", he said. he adds.

Laurent Berger referring here to the threat, agitated by the energy branch of the CGT, of power cuts in the offices of parliamentarians who support the reform, and to that brandished by Philippe Martinez of cuts in "

the beautiful properties

" of billionaires.


I totally condemn power cuts with anyone who does not agree with such and such

," repeated Laurent Berger.

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The union leader also responded to Elisabeth Borne, who said on Sunday that the postponement to 64 of the legal retirement age was "no

longer negotiable


According to him, "

the 64 years have never been negotiable

" for the executive.

Before Tuesday's mobilization, Laurent Berger called on the Prime Minister to listen to "

this discontent which is expressed everywhere


He also predicted "

that there will be as many people

" as January 19, which had brought together between one and two million demonstrators, according to the sources.


If the government does not listen, there will undoubtedly be an act 3

," he threatened.

What potentially worry the French, less than a week before the start of the winter holidays for zone A. Asked about this, Laurent Berger declared that "

the effectiveness of union action is not measured by the 'boredom that we cause to the citizens



The idea is not to create problems for each other

," he added.

If “

the expression of a social discontent must be done

”, judged the leader cedist, “

one should not try to disturb the school holidays


Source: lefigaro

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