demonstrations in Dijon, Montbard and Beaune this Tuesday, January 31
>>> After the success of the first day of mobilization, on January 19, the unions hope to mobilize even more French people in the streets this Tuesday, January 31 against the pension reform project. As a reminder, between 1.12 million (Ministry) and 2 million (CGT) people had 12 days ago.
>>> In Dijon, between 11 and 13,000 people marched through the streets on January 19. In Montbard, they were 1,250.
>>> For this new day of action, major disruptions are observed in transport, schools in Côte-d’Or.
>>> Follow the demonstrations and reactions across France here.
>>> Strike against the pension reform this Tuesday, what are the expected disruptions, sector by sector.
1:58 p.m .: The demonstrators arrive at Place de la Liberation in Dijon
While the appointment was given at 2 p.m., in Dijon, from 1 p.m., the first demonstrators began to gather at Place de la Liberation.
1:46 p.m .: transport still very disrupted this Tuesday
If we still have to wait to find out if this second day of demonstrations will be a success in the street, the mobilization is still very strong in transport this Tuesday, January 31. On the side of the SNCF, there are only 3 out of 10 circulations on the TER network in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (including a part by bus). And in Dijon, Divia traffic is even more impacted than on January 19 with 1 tram every 15 to 18 minutes and a bus every 12 to 90 minutes, depending on the lines!
1:30 p.m.: in Dijon, firefighters and CHU staff again mobilized
They were at least 120 firefighters and agents of Sdis de Côte-d’Or mobilized on January 19 at the call of the independent union Spp-Pats 21, and the latter will put the cover back on Tuesday. “We are not going to spend our life at work, we are not going to die at work, that’s out of the question”, claimed Mathieu Brégand, union representative. Continuity of service will, however, be ensured by on-call firefighters.
In the words of François Ruffin, France Insoumise deputy for the Somme, the FO union at the Dijon university hospital center (CHU) invites “everyone to put on their 31” this Tuesday. The other hospital unions will follow them, and some services could be impacted.
1 p.m.: the prefecture invites you to adapt your trips this afternoon in Dijon
From Monday afternoon, the prefecture of Côte-d’Or invites people who have to travel to the city center of Dijon this Tuesday afternoon to remain cautious around the route and to adapt their itinerary. And to remember that the procession will be supervised by the national police to allow it to take place in calm as on January 19th. At the national level, 11,000 police and gendarmes are mobilized on Tuesday to supervise the 240 processions planned across the country.
12:40 p.m .: The government raises its tone
Will Elisabeth Borne’s recent interview with France Info have an impact on the mobilization this Tuesday in Côte-d’Or? As a reminder, this weekend, the Prime Minister had indicated that the ratio of the starting age to 64 “is no longer negotiable”. Before explaining his position: “This is the compromise that we proposed after having heard the employers’ organizations and trade unions, after having exchanged with the various parliamentary groups (…) It is necessary to ensure the balance of the system “.
While ensuring that we are open to changes on better use of the “education” and “maternity” terms obtained by women during their careers. Words that made the union and political opposition jump, who hope for new massive demonstrations as a response this Tuesday. A hope reinforced by polls attesting to a growing rejection in public opinion. “The population is very present to the project and this opinion tends to gain momentum”, also notes the number one of the CFDT, Laurent Berger.
12:20 p.m.: nearly 200 people in the streets of Beaune.
This morning, from 10 am, the streets of Beaune were animated. According to the police, nearly 200 people gathered in front of the Saint-Nicolas gate, next to the municipal theater to demonstrate against the pension reform.
12:05 p.m .: drop in mobilization among teachers
Shortly before noon, the rectorate of Dijon communicated the rate of participation in the social movement against the pension reform in the academy. 18.36% of teachers were on strike this Tuesday morning, against 25.8% during the movement on January 19.
In detail, the average of strikers among 1st degree teachers is 17.50% against 25% on January 19. Among teachers of the 2nd degree, the participation rate was 19.51% against 27.1% on January 19.
In addition, the participation in colleges was estimated at 25.60%, in general and technological high schools at 16.31% and in vocational colleges at 15.80%.
12 noon: “big mobilization” in sight in Côte-d’Or this Tuesday, January 31?
After the success of the day of January 19, the trade unions of Côte-d’Or (CFDT, CFE-CGC, CFTC, CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires, Unsa, Aube, Febia, Unef) expect, this Tuesday, ” a powerful mobilization which forces the withdrawal ” of the pension reform wanted by the government.
In Dijon, appointment is given Place de la Liberation, at 2 p.m., and the procession should, like Thursday, January 19, go through Place Darcy, Place de la République, Place du 30-Octobre, to Place Wilson. Traffic on boulevards de la Trémouille, Thiers and Carnot will be closed for the duration of the demonstration, and the secondary streets will be very congested. On January 19, between 11,000 and 13,000 people took part in the Dijon mobilization.
On the side of Montbard, it is at 3 p.m. that the procession of demonstrators will set off from Place Gambetta to follow the same route as on January 19. That day, 1,250 people marched in the north of the department.