Two days before the presentation of the pension reform project in the Council of Ministers, the CGT multiplies the punch-down actions. Philippe Martinez supports his activists responsible for wild power cuts.
Sewer workers who lay down their work uniforms in front of the Ministry of the Economy in Paris, the largest hydroelectric power station in France partially shut down in Isère, ports blocked as in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) . Crane operators, sailors and dockworkers prevent all goods from entering and leaving.
National demonstration day Friday
Blockages, power cuts … Contested methods that the boss of the CGT came to defend on the picket line of the Gravelines nuclear power plant, in the North. He supports the activists arrested following these actions. “The conception of negotiation and discussion with a strike movement is custody, I think that is to add fuel to the fire“, Declared Philippe Martinez, secretary general of the CGT. In the Senate, Wednesday January 22, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe again condemned these actions he considers dangerous. But the CGT calls for intensifying the arm wrestling until the day of national demonstration Friday.