The president wants to carry out the reform so as not to lose authority”. This is the theory of the former Secretary General of Force Ouvrière, Jean-Claude Mailly. I have a critical view [sur cette réforme] mainly for two reasons”, he explains in France 2.
A political criticism: this reform, “the president absolutely wants to do it” (…) the longer he waits, the more he will lose authority”, bets the number 1 of the union between 2004 and 2018. “For him it is now or never”.
His other caveat is of a financial nature: “the president of the COR is less catastrophic than the government”, regarding the analysis of the pension deficit.
The ex-unionist bets that the union front will “resist” and strikes will multiply in the country.
Source: BFM TV