Pension reform: new day of mobilization

Pension reform: new day of mobilization

The government has announced that it will remove the pivotal age from the draft bill. Yet the challenge to the project persists and results in new demonstrations across France on Thursday January 16.

Pension reform: new day of mobilization

In Lyon, the procession must leave Thursday January 16 at 11:30 am to reach Place Bellecour. The prefect of the Rhône, as every time since the beginning of the movement, issued a decree to ban demonstrations in the surrounding streets. The aim is to limit the risk of overflow.

Battle of numbers

What will be the scale of the mobilization? Will it run out of steam, as the rate of strikers at SNCF and RATP decreases? On January 9, during the last day of mobilization organized during the week, 11,000 people demonstrated, according to the police. A procession that remains provided despite everything.The city of Lyon has so far not recorded any disruption in transport. However, since Thursday morning, a bus and tram depot has been blocked by demonstrators in Saint-Etienne (Loire). The Prime Minister estimated the day before that “the strike had lasted too long”To RATP and SNCF and that it was“sans issue“.