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A SNCF strike is announced for Wednesday July 6 everywhere in France, on the eve of the summer holidays. The journalist Alexander Peyroutlive from Montparnasse station in Paris, Friday June 27, takes stock of the situation.
The SNCF unions have announced a strike for Wednesday July 6 everywhere in France, Friday June 27. Live from Montparnasse station in Paris, journalist Alexandre Peyrout explains that there is a watchword for this mobilization: the struggle”against rising inflation and the absence of a general increase since 2014“.
“The CGT, the CFDT and Sud-Rail are asking for general salary increases for all railway workers, and for a few days they have had a strong argument since the president of the SNCF, Jean-Pierre Farandou, has announced reservations record for this summer: more than eight million tickets sold for the months of July and August, an increase of 10% compared to 2019, the reference year before the Covid-19 epidemic. The boss of the railway group who has also announced that 500,000 new tickets will be put on sale for the period“, concludes the journalist.
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