All 9 French unions unite in public sector strike

ReutersNewsPublished: October 9, 2017
Published: October 9, 2017

France is braced for a public sector strike expected to affect schools, hospitals and the air traffic network on Tuesday in opposition to government reforms. As Kate King reports, the protest over plans to axe 120,000 jobs and reduce sick leave compensation will be the first time in a decade that all nine unions representing 5.4 million public workers will unite behind a protest call.

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