As Emmanuel Macron’s administration plans to scrap 120,000 public service jobs and slash pensions, unions brace for a wave of disruptive strikes in transport, garbage collection, and energy production.
The General Confederation of Labour, the French Democratic Confederation of Labour and other unions are calling for alternate strike days — three on, two off — until June 28. They are all united by calls for reduced pensions by 2019 and mass layoffs by 2022.
The most powerful unions in France ar...
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