The government presents the pension reform bill to the Council of Ministers on Friday January 24. The hostility of the CGT does not weaken and supports its militants responsible for savage power cuts and other punch actions.
In Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), crane operators, sailors and dockworkers prevent all goods from entering and leaving. The trucks left empty. The boats at the quayside, apples, which were to be exported to Brazil, Asia or Africa, will remain in France. The Moissac (Tarn-et-Garonne) company estimates its losses at 100,000 euros.
Blockages, power cuts …
Contested methods that the boss of the CGT came to defend Wednesday, January 22 on the picket line of the Gravelines nuclear power plant, in the North. He supports the activists arrested after these actions against the pension reform. “The conception of negotiation and discussion with a strike movement is custody, I believe that is to add fuel to the fire”, said Philippe Martinez. In the Senate on Wednesday afternoon, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe once again strongly condemned these actions, which he considers dangerous. But the CGT calls for intensifying the arm wrestling until the day of national demonstration Friday.