French transport strike - updates

Rappler's latest stories on French transport strike


French unions vow no surrender in month-long pension strike

Jan 01, 2020 - 8:48 PM

The government says the changes are necessary to make the system fairer for all and more sustainable, but unions argue that workers, particularly in the public sector, will lose out

Macron set to stand firm in pension strike standoff

Dec 31, 2019 - 10:59 PM

Union leaders are demanding Macron drop his plan for a single points-based system and a 'pivot age' of 64 to benefit from a full pension, above the official retirement age of 62

French government, unions exchange barbs in strike deadlock

Dec 29, 2019 - 9:11 PM

The strike has now lasted 25 days and is on course to surpass the longest transport strike in France which lasted for 28 days in the 1980s