The Snuipp-FSU expects strong mobilizations in many departments such as Bouches-du-Rhône, Pyrénées-Orientales or Haute-Vienne with more than 50% of strikers.
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A dark day in the schools. Between 40 and 50% of primary school teachers will be on strike Thursday, March 23 on the occasion of the new day of inter-union mobilization against the pension reform, provides, Wednesday, March 22, the Snuipp-FSU.
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The leading union in nursery and elementary schools expects strong mobilizations in many departments such as Bouches-du-Rhône, Pyrénées-Orientales or Haute-Vienne with more than 50% of strikers, Seine-Saint- Denis (55%) or even Paris with 70% of school teachers on strike, detailed its general secretary, Guislaine David.
“A real sacrifice”
“It becomes a real sacrifice for teachers to strike given the salary context of school teachers. We also notice that colleagues engage in rallies after class”commented Guislaine David in a written message sent to AFP.
The strongest mobilization in National Education as part of the protest against the pension reform dates from the first day of mobilization, organized on January 19. The ministry had recorded 42.35% of strikers in the primary and 34.66% in the secondary (colleges and high schools). The unions had announced strike rates of 65% in secondary schools and 70% in primary schools.