France faces weekend travel chaos as strikes over pension reform, fuel tax continue

//France faces weekend travel chaos as strikes over pension reform, fuel tax continue

France faces weekend travel chaos as strikes over pension reform, fuel tax continue

Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France on Saturday as truckers blocked motorways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies.Tourists and shoppers faced closed subway lines around Paris and near-empty train stations as a mass movement against the government’s plan to redesign the national retirement system entered a third day.Other groups are joining the fray, too.Truckers striking over a fuel tax hike disrupted traffic on…

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By | 2019-12-07T12:09:45+00:00 December 7th, 2019|World|Comments Off on France faces weekend travel chaos as strikes over pension reform, fuel tax continue