Nationwide strike disrupts France's energy sector
PARIS -- A nationwide strike in France on Thursday called by hard-left trade unions demanding higher pay disrupted the energy sector as nuclear power industry workers joined the walkout. Strikes also hit TotalEnergies refineries for a third day. Read More
France: Strike disrupts energy sector, schools, transport
A nationwide strike over pay and pensions has reduced energy output and disrupted schools and transport in France. One of the country's best-known landmarks, the Eiffel Tower, is also closed to visitors.
Nationwide strike disrupts France's energy sector as social tensions grow
A nationwide strike on Thursday disrupted the French energy sector, taking a large chunk of the nuclear production offline, as workers push for a pay hike amid rising tensions between unions and the government over a planned pensions reform. "Thousands of workers are on strike today," said Philippe Martinez, chief…
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