after the rejection of the Constitutional Council, the unions decided to continue their fight against the pension reform
After the announcement by the Constitutional Council of the rejection of the second shared initiative…
After the announcement by the Constitutional Council of the rejection of the second shared initiative referendum (RIP), Wednesday, May 3, the unions shared their regrets. He ” born [faisait] no doubt that the ambitious goal of obtaining 4.88 million signatures in nine months was within reach, given the continued m***ive rejection of the pension reform”, believes the Solidaires trade union in a press release.
“It’s a real disappointment, even if we had no illusions, nuance Laurent Berger, general secretary of the CFDT. We take note of this, there is obviously no question of calling into question the functioning of the institutions. » The leader of the cedist central stresses that another important meeting is looming, on June 8, with the examination in the National ***embly of the bill of the centrist deputies of the Freedom, independent, overseas and territories group. (Liot), which intends to prohibit a legal retirement age above 62 years.
The CFDT and the other employee organizations will invite the elected representatives of the Palais-Bourbon to vote in favor of this text, through a fourteenth day of mobilization, on June 6, which they hope “m***ive”according to the formula of Patricia Drevon, confederal secretary of Force Ouvrière.
“The decision of the Constitutional Council is not a surprise, because the request for RIP had not been formulated in an optimal way, she says. Now we are going to fight for the law proposal of the LIOT deputies to be approved. “Our main objective is June 8”adds Cyril Chabanier, the president of the CFTC, who affirms not to be disappointed, because his confederation expected that the Council so decides. “We must change the terms to be able to validate a RIPhe says. Everything is done, today, so that the procedure does not succeed ”. Laurent Berger also wonders about the rules in force. “The question of using this tool” is clearly stated, according to him: “We must not deceive people”.
The CGT, in a statement released Wednesday evening, is even more biting: for it, the “quibbles” of the Constitutional Council show that “this RIP is almost impossible to use”. This being so, she continues, it is a “non-event”: “The victory to obtain the withdrawal of the pension reform p***es through the unitary mobilization (June 6). »