Protests broke out in France after the country’s Constitutional Council ratified the key provisions of the controversial pension reforms. President Emmanuel Macron signed the bill into law early on Saturday
Massive mobilizations are taking place across France against the pension reforms passed by the Emmanuel Macron government. According to estimates by unions, around 3.5 million people hit the streets on March 23
Trade unions and left groups in France have escalated protests against the unpopular pension reforms which were passed recently by the government
Left-wing opposition parties and trade unions have slammed the reform as anti-worker and illegitimate and called to continue protests
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Health workers and those in associated sectors held a national day of action demanding pay hikes, more staff, improved and safe working conditions, job security, and sufficient funds and resources for hospitals
On Thursday, major trade unions in France mobilized in over 100 locations against the government’s failure to address the issues of workers and youth. They also condemned the meager raise in minimum wage proposed for the year
In Paris, the police attacked the demonstrations and detained several protesters. The continuous protests have forced the government on the back foot but the protesters have demanded more concrete steps
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The workers were on the streets against French president Emmanuel Macron’s regressive pension reforms.