Firefighters protest in France
French firefighters to return to work on February 1 after government concedes demands

Following a major mobilization on Tuesday, the ministry of interior agreed to increase the risk bonuses of the firefighters and retain the mechanism allowing them to retire early in exchange for additional contributions

Police attack protest by French firefighters Police attack protest by French firefighters

The firefighters were demanding the abolition of pension reform and a risk bonus, in addition to a recruitment drive. Less than one sixth of firefighters in France are permanent employees

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