Paris (AFP)

After SUD-Rail and Unsa railway, the CGT-Cheminots in turn calls for a strike renewable to the SNCF from December 5 against the pension reform, she announced on his Twitter account.

The first union of the SNCF, the organization "calls the railroads to register massively in the strike on December 5 and to participate in the general assemblies to decide suites", according to this tweet. The CGT-Cheminots considers that "the balance of power can and must be greater than that of 2018", which had failed to block rail reform.

"The contours of the future pension reform are rejected overwhelmingly by the railway workers," writes in his "call" the national council of CGT-Cheminots, which was meeting Thursday and Friday.

The union demands "the improvement of the current general pension scheme" and "the reopening of the special scheme" of railway workers "by its extension" to any "railway branch".

The CGT-Cheminots also underlines that the situation at SNCF is "explosive because of strategic choices, reorganizations and reforms". The "enormous anger" of the railway workers "imposes changes of direction, the release of means, legislative changes, the inscription of new guarantees in a NCC (National Branch Collective Agreement, Ed) of high level and a response to the claims active railway workers and pensioners, "the union continues, calling for" negotiations on all subjects ".

"The battle begins," concludes the union in its "call".

At the RATP, the three unions representative of the board - Unsa, CGT and CFE-CGC - also call for a strike renewed from December 5 against the government project of "universal" system of pension by points, which will remove the special schemes, including that of RATP agents.

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