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Macron faces first major strike since re-election as unions oppose pension reform

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French schools, trains and businesses are set to be affected by the first major strike called since the re-election of President Emmanuel Macron in April. The extent of disruption remains uncertain, however, with the strike a test for the CGT union behind the protests. Macron has approved wage hikes for civil servants and teachers and put in place one of Europe's most generous anti-inflation safety nets.
2 months ago·Paris, France

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2 months ago·กทม, Thailand
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Macron faces strike as French unions flex muscles

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Macron faces first major strike since re-election as unions oppose pension reform

French schools, trains and businesses are set to be affected Thursday by the first major strike called since the re-election of President Emmanuel Macron in April, as unions push for wage hikes and the end of planned pension reform.

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Macron faces fight as French unions flex muscles

French schools, trains and businesses are set to be affected Thursday by the first major strike called since the re-election of President Emmanuel Macron in April, as unions push for wage hikes and the end of planned pension reform. The extent of disruption remains uncertain, however, with the strike a…

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Macron faces strike as French unions flex muscles

Schools, trains and businesses are set to be affected by the first major strike called since the re-election of President Emmanuel Macron

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