Transport, schools, and public services: strike disruptions

This mobilization for purchasing power and against pension reform will have a variety of different effects on different sectors.

This coming Thursday, September 29, is going to be a day of mobilization that has been called for by a number of different unions in opposition to the pension reform and in support of the wage increase. As a result, a number of different fields of endeavor will be impacted. Le Figaro provides an assessment of the difficulties that will be faced by the French.

Schools: disruptions

According to the Snuipp-FSU, the first union of the first degree, there is a good chance that quite a few people will take part in the day of strikes and demonstrations that will take place in the primary. There will be a large disparity between the percentages of those participating in the strike: 40% in Paris, where 10% of schools will be closed, and 48% in Seine-Saint-Denis. There will be a total of 300 schools shut down in the Bouches-du-Rhône region.

Despite this, a good number of preschools and primary schools will continue their regular schedules. In point of fact, even in the event of a strike, a minimum level of service has been guaranteed ever since 2008. In addition, teachers at nursery schools and primary schools are required to declare their participation in a strike forty-eight hours in advance. Because of this, a good number of parents received the notification on Tuesday.

It is more difficult to anticipate the magnitude of the movement in middle school and high school than it was in elementary school. In point of fact, educators are not required to provide advance notice before beginning a strike. However, some of the teacher unions, such as the Snes FSU, which presents itself as the most representative union of the secondary sector, have already announced that they will be mobilizing their members.

In addition to this, the CGT des Services Publics solicits the assistance of the Atsem, which are territorial agents who are present in nursery school classrooms. As a result, services like school catering, extracurricular activities, and crèches might be affected.

Finally, with regard to universities, a number of organizations and cooperatives in the field of higher education have issued a call to action urging people to get involved in the movement to protest, in particular, the condition of temporary teachers.

The transportation system in Île-de-France was disrupted.

The situation in the metro should be normal in Ile-de-France, except for lines 6 and 8, which each have the circulation of nine trains out of a total of ten. The RER A, on the other hand, will not be impacted in any way. On the RER E, as well as the K, L, P, and U subway lines, as well as the T4, T11, and T13 trams, regular service will be maintained.

On the other hand, the circulation of the RER B is announced to be disrupted with an average of three out of four trains on the southern portion of the line and one out of two trains on the northern portion of the line. According to the information provided on the SNCF website, there will be no train changes at the Gare du Nord. In addition, traffic on the RER C and the Transilien H is impeded along the entirety of the line with three out of four trains. intensely disrupted service on lines D, N, and R, with only one train operating out of two. In addition, plan to take only two of the three trains on line J.

The social movement will also affect the public transportation system, as “some very disturbed lines” and “two out of three buses” will be impacted. The Noctilien lines, on the other hand, will function without any significant issues. At long last, the volume of traffic on the tramway network will approach that of a typical day, with an average of “9 out of 10 trams.” “. One out of every two trams on the T3a line, which runs from the Garigliano bridge to the Porte de Vincennes, will make a stop at the Porte d'Ivry. This line is the only one that serves this stop.

Transport outside Île-de-France concerned

Trains are required to run in the regions at a rate of six out of ten. The SNCF predicts that there will be a moderate disruption to traffic in the Southeastern and Atlantic regions. On the other hand, the traffic on the lines in the north and east of France is expected to be “almost normal.” On the Ouigo side, you will need three out of a possible four trains. One out of every two intercity trains will operate during the day, but there will be no intercity trains operating during the night. “According to the SNCF, “Customers are invited to find out about the circulation of their train on the SNCF app as well as on their TER website.”

On a global scale, there will be no disruptions to traffic on the Thalys and the Eurostar, as well as connections with Germany and Italy. Germany. Traffic on the Lyria, which provides connections with Switzerland, will be “almost normal,” while connections with Spain will be “slightly disturbed.”

In conclusion, there is a possibility that there will be disruptions to maritime traffic because the national federation of ports and docks CGT has requested mobilization for a period of four hours.

Read also: the strike at TotalEnergies led to the closure of the largest refinery in France, which is located in Normandy.

The disruption of public services

There is an appeal made to members of the civil service community to join in on this strike action. Therefore, it is possible that this will affect town halls, tax centers, and post offices. In addition to that, the health sector is being asked to get involved.

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