Biggest union strike in France

Young journalists club

News ID: 14017
Publish Date: 11:44 - 11 October 2017
TEHRAN, October 11 - Millions of French people started a strike which led to disruption of flights and school activities.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Due to the policies of France’s President Emanuel Macron in practicing austerity in payments and human resource adjustment, French government workers started a large strike.

Further, government employees as well as teachers and nurses staged a rally to demonstrate their protests to the young President’s policies.

According to Reuters, this is for the first time in France’s history that a 5-million congregation of all unions stage such a large strike.

The last moth’s protests staged against the reform of labor law in France kicked off by private sector unions leadership failed to change Macron’s policies.

The economic and social reforms of the new French government have been started to creating a strong economic growth rate that has led to widespread protests across

France, with more than 120,000 employees losing their jobs in hospitals, schools, airports and ministries as an act of labor adjustment.

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