France's strikes, NATO summit, COP25, Uber safety issues

published 1 month ago by France 24

In France, trade unions are piling the pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, in the hope they will succeed in getting him to back down on his plans to reform and streamline the pension system. On Thursday, workers from across the public sector began what looks set to be the start of the biggest wave of strike action France has seen in some 25 years, with teachers, train drivers, hospital workers, garbage collectors and air traffic controllers walking off the job.  

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