France’s biggest nationwide strike in years has seriously disrupted schools and transport. Workers are furious about planned pension reforms that would see them resigning later or getting reduced payouts.
Teachers and transport laborers have been joined by police, lawyers, clinics and airport staff, and other professionals for a general walkout.
President Emmanuel Macron needs to present a universal based pension framework.
That would supplant France’s present framework, which has 42 distinctive pension schemes over its private and public sectors, with varieties in retirement age and advantages.
Since coming to control, Mr. Macron has pushed through different changes including loosening up work laws and cutting expenses for organizations. An ongoing survey showed that 75% of individuals thought that pension changes were fundamental, yet just a third accepted the government could convey them.
Claude Denni was born and raised in San Jose. Claude has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Daily Democrat here in Californiar and NPR. As a journalist for Coastal Morning Star, Claude covers national and international developments.