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Pensions: Beaune calls on unions to "not disrupt holiday departures" on Saturday


The inter-union called for a new day of mobilization against the pension reform on Saturday February 11, after that scheduled for Tuesday.

On the eve of a new day of mobilization against the pension reform, Clément Beaune already has an eye on the next one, scheduled for Saturday.

I call on the trade unions to take responsibility for Saturday February 11.

(…) We need responsibility, not to disrupt Saturday vacation departures

, ”launched the Minister Delegate for Transport this Monday morning on LCI.

Saturday is indeed the first crossover day of the winter holidays.

This will be the start of the holidays for zone B, while zone A will start the second part of its holidays this weekend.

In zone C, the holidays will begin on Saturday February 18.

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Clément Beaune also underlined that there were “

debates within the trade unions

” concerning the day of inter-union actions on Saturday.

The CFDT Cheminots must say this Monday if it calls for a strike on Saturday.

For the time being, "

we call for massive reinforcement of the ranks of the demonstrations next Saturday



indicated Saturday on Franceinfo Thomas Cavel, secretary general of the union.

Minimum service, “a slogan”

For its part, the UNSA-Ferroviaire calls "

only for the demonstration

" on Saturday.


We do not want to block the crossover of the holidays

," also told AFP the federal secretary of SUD-Rail, Erik Meyer.

Invited on France 2 this Monday morning, the boss of the CGT Philippe Martinez stressed that, "for the moment, there is no call for a strike" at the SNCF for Saturday.

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After a deputy (non-registered), Véronique Besse, tabled a bill last week to ban strikes during school holidays, and many voices on the right are calling for a real minimum service, Clément Beaune once again defended its own proposals to limit transport disruptions in the event of a strike.

Minimum service is actually a slogan,

” he said on LCI.

The Minister repeated the measures he had already mentioned on Friday during a press briefing in Essonne, in particular the extension of the notice period (now set at 48 hours), the mobilization of voluntary personnel or the place given to social dialogue.

Source: lefigaro

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