Appointment was given at the end of platform 36 on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
SNCF agents from the Gare du Nord in Paris were invited to a general meeting there during this day against the pension reform.
A warm-up before the afternoon demonstration.
A way also for the unions to know the morale of the troops on a site where there is a strike culture: the law changing the status of the SNCF, which had led in 2018 to three months of dotted walkouts (two days of strike , three days of work), had been very well attended at the Gare du Nord.
Did the chilly temperature (5°C) for a meeting held outside have something to do with it?
In any case, there was not the room expected: "
We are nearly 70 when we hoped for a hundred
", recognizes Xavier, from Sud-Rail.
The determination was there.
CGT Cheminots, FO Cheminots, Sud-Rail… all those who succeeded each other at the microphone repeated in all the tones that they did not want to work…
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