The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday January 8, 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday.

Pension Reform: Blocked Refineries and Court Disruption

Before a fourth big day of demonstrations against pension reform on Thursday 9th January 2020, the government tries to find a way out, in particular with the reformist unions. The mobilization against the pension reform started more than a month ago continues on Wednesday 8th January 2020, before a fourth big day of demonstrations on Thursday. The government […]

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Unions call for a National strike day of action against pensions reforms

Pensions: Unions Call for New National Demonstration on January 11th

The trade unions plan to conduct a new large-scale inter-professional strike as early as next week against the pensions reform The strike against pension reform entered its second month on Friday 3rd January 2020. “Determined”, the unions call to make Saturday 11th January, a “day of demonstration throughout the country”. Amplify the movement FO , which requests the withdrawal […]

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Metro corridors at Châtelet station in Paris, on the 19th day of the strike movement against the pension reform, on December 23, 2019.

Pension Reform: Emmanuel Macron Remains Relentless, Unions Disappointed

After the vows pronounced by Emmanuel Macron, the unions remain dissatisfied and see “nothing new”. As for the President, he says “to carry out the reform”. The strike against the pension reform entered on Wednesday 1st January 2020 in its 28th day, equaling most the blocking ng of transport since 1986-87, without looming the “fast compromise” wished by Emmanuel Macron during his vows, […]

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Increase in the minimum wage, reduction in income tax ... We take stock of the main measures that change on January 1, 2020. (© Illustration Pixabay)

Taxes, Glasses, Radar Cars, Tobacco … What Changes on January 1st, 2020

In 2020, new measures may change your purchasing power. Rising tobacco, lower taxes, radar cars … What you need to know to start the year off right. A new year begins soon. And with, its novelties. Lower income tax and exemption from housing tax for 80% of households, cotton swabs banned for sale, deployment of radar cars in new regions … What changes on […]

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The movement against pension reform is now longer than the strikes of 1995. New rallies are expected on Saturday December 28.

Pension Reform: 23rd Day of Mobilisation Before Another Complicated Weekend

The movement against pension reform is now longer than the strikes of 1995. New rallies are expected on Saturday 28th December  Now longer than the strikes of 1995, the movement against pension reform is in its 23rd day, with determined unions and travellers preparing for another complicated weekend in transport. SNCF traffic remains “very disrupted” with an […]

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Demonstration against the pensions reform, December 12, 2019 in Marseille

Pensions: Edouard Philippe wants to “Resume Dialogue” with the Social Partners

The Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has pledged to call the social partners, Thursday 12th December 2019, after his announcements and before a new national mobilisation on Tuesday. Edouard Philippe heard Laurent Berger: the day after the presentation of the pension reform project which angered the boss of the CFDT, the Prime Minister said he wanted to “quickly resume dialogue” with […]

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This Tuesday, December 10, at the call of the inter-union, the strike continues and many demonstrations are planned throughout the country against the pension reform.

Strike of December 10th: The Day of Mobilisation Throughout France

This Tuesday 10th December, at the call of the unions, the strike continues and many demonstrations are planned throughout the country against the pension reform. Transport very disturbed for the sixth consecutive day, strikes and demonstrations everywhere in France : after the strong mobilization of December 5th, 2019, the unions opposed to the pension reform put the pressure Tuesday […]

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Strike action on the December 5th against pensions reforms

Strike of December 5th: Who is Mobilised, Why, Until When?

Thursday 5th December 2019, the unions call for a strike against the pension reform planned by the government. Who will be mobilised, and why? Details and explanations. Every pension reform project involves a vast amount of trade union mobilisation. This will be the case, Thursday 5th December 2019, with an  joint union strike action which is also renewable. Who will be mobilised? For what […]

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Outgoing Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (G) and Vice President Carmen Calvo at a plenary session in Parliament in Madrid on September 11, 2019.

Spain will Return to the Polls for the Fourth Time in Four Years

The head of the Socialist government Pedro Sanchez failed to obtain the necessary support for his reappointment to power in Spain. Spain will return to the polls on Sunday 10th November 2019 for the fourth time in four years, the head of the socialist government Pedro Sanchez failed to obtain the necessary support for his reappointment to power. […]

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750 million euros for emergencies: the 12 measures proposed by the government

750 Million Euros for Emergencies: 12 Measures Proposed by the Government

On Monday 9th September 2019, Health Minister Agnès Buzyn detailed a vast plan for emergency services on strike for almost six months, Accused by the unprecedented strike affecting the emergency services for nearly six months, the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn detailed Monday 9th September 2019 a “refoundation pact” of 750 million euros over three years, but not providing […]

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