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The unions return Tuesday and Wednesday to Matignon for the first time since the promulgation of the highly contested pension reform, which still occupies all minds. After a meeting with the intersyndicale at the beginning of April which had turned short, Elisabeth Borne receives this time each of the five representative organizationswithout a specific agenda.
As she blows out her first candle today at Matignon, Elisabeth Borne will meet at the end of the afternoon with FO and the CFDT. Then Wednesday morning with the CFE-CGC and the CFTC, before the CGT in the afternoon. “We will first talk to him about pensions, telling him that there is a new appointment at the National embly and that we must let this appointment happen”, and then “we will tell her that we must repair” what she has “damaged a little in the world of work”said this Tuesday morning Laurent Berger, number one of the CFDT, on France 2.
The intersyndicale reiterated Monday in a press release its “determined” opposition to the reform, against which it is organizing a 14th day of strike and demonstrations on June 6, two days before the examination of a bill from the Liot group seeking its repeal. “We have to balance the pension system for our children”, repeated Emmanuel Macron on Monday evening, in an interview with TF1.
What to remember too
- A green industry bill. The government presents to the Council of Ministers its green industry bill, intended to promote a low-carbon reindustrialization of France, its main battle after the painful pension crisis. Already detailed by Emmanuel Macronthis notably provides for tax credits, a reduction in authorization periods, the creation of turnkey industrial sites.
- Ukrainian pilots trained in France. Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday having “opened the door to train pilots” of Ukrainian fighters “from now”, the day after a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in Paris. “We need to start training today, this is the agreement that several European countries have reached,” he added, without further details on this training process. You can follow all the news in Ukraine in our live.
- Dieudonné at the trial of Tariq Ramadan. Controversial comedian Dieudonné, close to the alleged victim and whose name appears in an anonymous letter received by the court, is due to testify on Tuesday at the trial of Islamologist Tariq Ramadan at the request of the defense. Tariq Ramadan is tried for the first time for . Aged 60 today, he is threatened with a trial in France for similar facts.
it concerns you
A new edition of the Fondation Vinci Autoroutes barometer highlights driving contrasts depending on the region. If the French are among the worst drivers in Europe, it’s even worse in some regions. Thus, in Île-de-France, where we spend the most time in traffic jams, it is there that we declare the most incivility at the wheel. While 62% of road users in France say they call while driving (42% on a regular basis), 65% do so in Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes and Normandy, compared to 57% in Brittany.