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French unions call for general strike against pension reforms

France, Paris

French trade unions call for a general strike in Paris on Thursday, December 5, against pension reforms proposed ​by French President Emmanuel Macron​.

Students and members of the yellow vest movement are also expected to join the protests, which will take place in several cities throughout the country.

The nationwide strike is expected to be the biggest in years and will affect rail, road and air transportation.

Date of startDecember 5, 2019
Time of start12:54
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French trade unions call for a general strike in Paris on Thursday, December 5, against pension reforms proposed ​by French President Emmanuel Macron​. Students and members of the yellow vest movement are also expected to join the protests, which will take place in several cities throughout the country. The nationwide strike is expected to be the biggest in years and will affect rail, road and air transportation.