• Transport

The SNCF and the RATP in Île-de-France have already announced that in addition to Tuesday March 7, traffic would also be very disrupted on Wednesday, all the unions having called for renewable strikes.

At the SNCF, the strike began Monday at 7 p.m. and 80% of the TGV Inoui and Ouigo are canceled, as well as almost all the Intercités, with degraded or even interrupted international connections between France and Germany and France and Europe. Spain in particular.

In Île-de-France, on the SNCF network, one train out of three is planned on the RER A and B and on the H, K, U railway lines, one train out of five on the RER C and D, as well as on the lines J, L, N, R, and one in ten on the RER E and line P.

In Paris, on the RATP network, two metros out of three during the day will run on line 4. Traffic will be normal only on lines 1 and 14 (automated).

Line 6 will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. with one train in three on average, like line 12 - one train in four during off-peak hours.

The other lines will only be open during peak hours (6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) and on certain sections.

In Lille, no major disruption is expected, but in Marseille the two metro lines and one in three tram lines will be closed, with 85% of the buses affected by the strike.

In Nice, no tram will run.

In the air, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked companies to reduce their flight schedules on Tuesday and Wednesday, by 20% at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle and by 30% at Paris-Orly, Beauvais, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice and Toulouse.

Air France plans to operate nearly eight out of ten flights, including all of its long-haul flights, without excluding "last minute delays and cancellations".

Among truckers, filter dams caused slowdowns and traffic jams on Monday morning near Lille or Rouen, at the call of Force Ouvrière-UNCP in particular.

Several demonstrators blocked, in the night from Monday to Tuesday, an important road axis of Rennes, noted AFP.

  • Education

According to the Snuipp-FSU, the leading primary union, more than 60% of primary school teachers will be on strike on Tuesday.

No figures expected for colleges and high schools, teachers not being required to declare themselves 48 hours before.

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Sporadic blockages by high school students are also expected.

Same in the faculties.

Student and high school organizations have called for "hardening the movement" against the reform with a day of youth mobilization on March 9.

In Marseille, all school canteens will be closed on Tuesday, around thirty in Arles, as well as around thirty nurseries in Montpellier.

  • Waste

The garbage collectors, who depend in particular on the transport branch, are called to strike renewable Tuesday throughout the country by the CGT.

Monday, those of the city of Paris who ensure the collection in half of the Parisian districts (2nd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 17th, and 20th) went on strike, confirmed Natacha Pommet , general secretary of the CGT Public Services.

According to her, the garbage was not collected Monday evening in four districts, the 6th, the 14th, the 17th and the 20th.

One of the three incinerators around Paris, Porte d'Ivry, has been blocked since Monday by city officials, preventing waste from being burned there.

  • Energy and industry

In energy, the movement started Friday afternoon at the call of the CGT, after the vote on Saturday evening by the Senate of article 1 of the text on the abolition of special pension schemes, including that of energy companies.

The declines in electricity production that started this weekend intensified on Monday.

They reached 3,450 megawatts (MW) on nuclear power plants and 3,165 MW on thermal power plants, the equivalent of six nuclear reactors, according to the CGT.

Added to this is a drop in available power from the dams of 3,600 MW on Monday at 7 p.m., according to EDF.

On Tuesday, the general assemblies could locally decide on a "recovery of the network" without causing a loss of power, but by removing from the hands of the RTE network manager the possibility of controlling the machines remotely, the CGT told AFP. -Energy, which promises "a dark week".

In refineries, strikers intend to block shipments to depots.

The valves of the three Bouches-du-Rhône refineries will be closed between Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

In gas, three of the four LNG terminals in France were shut down for "seven days" on Monday by the unions, without creating a gas shortage at this stage.

The oil and chemicals branch is called upon to strike, in the pharmaceutical sector, and among refuellers, responsible for supplying fuel to planes.

New in the industry: a call to strike in the whole of the metallurgy and in particular among the giants of the aeronautics, automobile and steel sectors.

  • Trade and construction

The CGT construction and trade federations have joined the CGT's interprofessional call for a renewable strike.

Mobilization looks uncertain in these sectors.

In the building sector, by the very admission of its federal secretary CGT Jean-Pascal François, it is "more difficult" to mobilize on pensions than on salaries.

With AFP

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