update on disturbed areas on Tuesday

Many sectors risk being disrupted or blocked on Tuesday by the second day of action against the government’s pension reform project, after that of January 19.

Schools, airports, refineries… Several sectors are announced to be deactivated or blocked on Tuesday, January 31 by the second day of inter-union calls for a strike against the government’s pension reform project.

In schools, 50% of kindergarten and primary teachers will be on strike, according to the SNUIPP-FSU, the first primary union, which sees this as a sign of a high level of protest, after the rate of 70% of strikers on January 19 . In Paris, a hundred schools will be closed. There is no espionage for colleges and high schools.

On January 19, the Snes-FSU, the first secondary union, reported a rate of 65% of striking college and high school teachers. According to the ministry, the mobilization had repercussions on a rate of striking teachers of 42.35% in primary schools, 34.66% in colleges and high schools.

In airports, it is mainly the air traffic controllers’ strike that will cause disruptions and delays. One in five flights should be canceled at Paris-Orly. But at Paris-Roissy, there should be enough non-striking staff to ensure the planned program, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

In the Paris metro, traffic should be less disrupted than on January 19, according to the RATP. However, only automatic lines 1 and 14 will operate normally, but with a risk of saturation.

On most other lines, metros will only pass during peak hours and in reduced numbers. Some stations will be closed, such as Bastille, Opéra, République or Montparnasse-Bienvenüe. Bus and tram drivers provide 80% of the service.

In the trains, the SNCF provides for “very weakly moderate” traffic. The mobilization of railway workers will reduce the number of TER to two out of ten in the regions. There will be 25 to 30% of TGV according to the axes and almost no Intercités trains, nor any night train.

In Île-de-France, the movement promises to be followed, preventing the circulation of very many RER and suburban trains.

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On the international side, Eurostar and Thalys traffic will operate almost normally, but TGV traffic will be “severely disrupted” between France and Switzerland (Lyria).

In large cities: in Bordeaux, the majority of buses will operate but around ten lines will be eliminated, seven reduced and the frequency of trams will be reduced on three lines. The rate of strikers announced is 16%, less than on January 19 (24%).

In Rennes, dozens of buses will be canceled initially due to the planned morning demonstration and other diverted lines. The two automatic metro lines should run normally, according to the Star.

In Lyon, the metro will be severely disrupted from Monday 8:30 p.m., according to TCL. Line B will be closed, traffic on lines A and D will be reduced. Buses and trams will also be affected, in particular the T7 which will be closed, according to Keolis.

  • Civil service and private sector

The national interprofessional strike notice concerns the entire public service within which the previous day of action on January 19 had mobilized 28% of strikers among the 2.5 million state agents, according to a figure. of the ministry.

Town halls, such as that of Paris or Montreuil (Seine-Saint-Denis), have announced that they will keep their doors closed. The municipal nurseries of Montreuil will thus close Tuesday noon.

On January 19, public television and radio programs had been significantly modified at France Télévisions, Radio France and France Médias Monde (France 24 and RFI).

In the private sector, newspapers had not come out on newsstands, like Nice-Matin, or the paper edition of Dauphiné. La Poste had recorded 14.64% of strikers and companies in the industry had recorded walkouts.

The strike should be closely followed in the refineries, after already two days of work stoppage, on January 19 and 26: the refineries operated on those days but fuel shipments were blocked for 24 hours each time and walkouts may have affected at times up to 100% of the personnel on certain TotalEnergies sites.

At EDF, one out of two agents went on strike on January 19. The strikers had to further reduce the production of electricity in the nuclear power plants and the dams, without however causing power cuts, the manager of the RTE network strictly supervising these actions.

From 4 p.m. Monday, a loss of power on the hydraulic park, certainly limited to 100 MW but “linked to the social movement in progress”, was reported.

In electricity and gas, “Robin Hood” actions or targeted cuts at EDF or Engie could take place.

With AFP


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