Pension reform: CFDT headquarters invaded by CGT and SUD-Rail strikers

Pension reform: CFDT headquarters invaded by CGT and SUD-Rail strikers

Thirty people, on strike against the pension reform, who entered the CFDT headquarters in Paris on Friday January 17. The union leader described this action as “violent”.

Pension reform: CFDT headquarters invaded by CGT and SUD-Rail strikers

Despite the opposition of the employees, a few dozen strikers from the RATP and the SNCF broke into the CFDT premises on Friday, January 17. Employees and CGT and SUD-Rail union representatives entered the building in the presence of the police. An inadmissible intrusion for Laurent Berger. “They verbally and physically assaulted CFDT employees”, the union leader wrote on Twitter.

Complaint filed Monday

For their part, the strikers deny any violence and claim the right to speak directly to Laurent Berger. “The strike belongs to the strikers, it does not belong to a trade union confederation, and even less to a trade union bureaucrat like Laurent Berger, who is more used to the cozy living rooms of Matignon and the Elysee than to pickets” , believes Anasse Kazib, SUD-Rail union representative. The CGT, SUD-Rail and FO union officials condemn this type of action. The CFDT announced that it will file a complaint on Monday, January 20.