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More divided than ever, the CGT must find a successor to Philippe Martinez


ANALYSIS – The detractors of the secretary general of the declining central accuse him of not having been tough enough.

Usually known for the black of its cathedral or the yellow of its rugby team, the city of Clermont-Ferrand will turn red for the next five days.

All this week, the 53rd congress of the CGT is being held.

This high mass, which takes place every three years, is above all an opportunity for executives and activists to meet and discuss on the line.

It will also make it possible to take stock of Philippe Martinez.

His detractors, internally, accuse him, not only of not having been vehement enough against government policy since his arrival at the head of the central - and a fortiori in recent months against the pension reform - but also of the fall the number of union members.

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The high point of the week will be the election of the new general secretary.

The vote takes place on Thursday afternoon, but the result will not be known until the following day.

For a long time, these events left little room for suspense.

For a long time…

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Source: lefigaro

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