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Pension reforms: what is the rate of strikers?


INFOGRAPHIC – The showdown against the pension reform continues once again this Tuesday, March 28. With its usual lot of strikes and blockages.

The showdown continues against the pension reform.

Five days after a resurgence of mobilization, tarnished by numerous excesses, the social movement is setting off again.

With its usual lot of strikes and blockages.

Inconveniences assumed by the unions, starting with the CGT, whose departing leader, Philippe Martinez, repeated on Monday that "

the objective is the withdrawal

" of the reform and that "

there is no no reason not to believe it


At the CFDT, Laurent Berger said he was waiting for a “

very strong gesture from the government

” on the flagship measure of postponing the legal age: “

He must say '64 years will not apply'


He called this morning for a "


" for "

find a way out


Sunday the spokesperson for the executive, Olivier Véran, had closed the door by affirming that “the pension law is behind us”.

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In parallel with the demonstrations, many sectors are experiencing strike movements, in the public as well as in the private sector.

What will happen for this new day of mobilization against the government's pension reform?

Le Figaro

takes stock throughout the day.

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Shortage of fuel in 16.3% of service stations

Some 16.3% of service stations in France are in short supply of at least one of the fuels (gasoline and/or diesel) they offered on March 1, according to calculations made by Fig Data


Among them, 7.2% are dry following the mobilizations in the refineries against the pension reform.

The most affected department today is Mayenne with 54.5% of stations in shortage of at least one fuel.

At this stage, two of the seven refineries continue to produce in France, that of Esso-Exxon-Mobil in Fos-sur-Mer (Bouches-du-Rhône) and that of TotalEnergies in Feyzin (Rhône), which is running "in

service at reduced flow

", according to the group's management.

According to the management of TotalEnergies, on all of its sites, "

out of the 304 operators posted this morning, 32% were on strike on our sites, i.e. 98 people

", being "

operators in the first quarter


not of all refinery employees


Decline in electricity production

In the electricity sector, production cuts continue.

According to the CGT, 14,763.7 MW in the power stations (nuclear, thermal and hydraulic) thus passed into the hands of the strikers cumulatively over the day, or the equivalent of the power of 14 nuclear reactors.

The strike movement also leads to “

blockages of shutdowns

” and “


” on nuclear power plant sites.

Garbage collectors still very mobilized

Two of the three Parisian waste incineration sites were still blocked on Monday, three weeks after the start of the strike against the pension reform, and 7,300 tonnes of garbage still littered the streets of the capital, announced the City and the union. Metropolitan Syctom.

The volume of waste in the streets of Paris has increased to 7,300 tonnes against 8,000 on Sunday and 10,500 on Friday, according to the town hall.

Transport still disrupted

The provisional rate of strikers reached 16.5% Tuesday noon at the SNCF, a mobilization down from the previous ones.

In detail, there are 45% of strikers among drivers, 24.5% among controllers, 18.5% among switchers, 20% in equipment, 19% in equipment and 17% in commercial and d traveler information.

This participation rate is significantly lower than the 39% recorded when the SNCF unions had started a renewable strike to protest against the government reform, on March 7, or the 25% recorded on March 23.

Significantly fewer education strikers

The Ministry of National Education noted 8.37% of teachers only on strike.

In the first degree, 7.6% of teachers are on strike, against 9.13% in the second degree.

In addition, participation is estimated at 11.06% in colleges, 7.33% in general and technological high schools, and 6.57% in vocational high schools.

These figures are down sharply from March 23: that day, 21.41% of teachers were on strike, according to the ministry, including 23.22% in the first degree and 19.61% in the second degree.

Some 30% of primary school teachers will be on strike on Tuesday for the new day of mobilization against the pension reform, predicted the Snuipp-FSU, the first union in nursery and elementary schools.

According to the union by “

the days of mobilization which follow one another


become a financial sacrifice for the teachers


Read also Pensions: transport, education, energy… What disruptions to expect this Tuesday, March 28?

Source: lefigaro

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