Emmanuel Macron fear that is growing at an alarming rate the response and resistance against its project of reform of the national pension system , with a series of national demonstrations of all the unions, officials and a score of liberal professions "united" in the rejection.
last Friday, the officials of the public services of transport shut down and blocked Paris , intermittently, throughout the day, announcing new deployments.
This Monday, the collective SOS Retraites (SOS Pension) has called a day of strikes and demonstrations, involving lawyers and a score of liberal professions.
Perhaps it is symptomatic that a few professionals traditionally supporters of "order", how are the lawyers , have decided to organize and lead the protests of the SOS Pension.
The next Saturday, day 21, the union work Force (FO), one of the three most important of France, has called a national day of protests. Four days later, on Wednesday, June 25, will be the CGT (general Confederation of workers, a trade union, historical, perhaps the most influential), has called your own day of strike and demonstrations.
throughout the fall are scheduled new days of protest against the project macroniano. The morning conservative Le Figaro opens his front page of this Monday with this headline, the entire page: "Macron teme convergence of all the professions and trade unions contrary to their reform."
What do they have in common the public transport union, the lawyers, the nurses, the doctors, and twenty professions..? All, the public sector and the private sector , oppose, and reject the amalgamation of the 42 national models of pensions and retirement.
Officials and professionals fear losing the privileges, real or presumed, pensions systems , very particular. And demanded the withdrawal pure and simple of the "lighthouse" project macroniano: replace the 42 models of pensions by a new single system.
The first manifestations, this month of September are only the first skirmishes of a "war" predictably long of an uncertain end.Updated Date: 17 September 2019, 11:00