France: Anti-Macron strikers blockade fuel depots



FRENCH lorry drivers blockaded fuel depots across the country yesterday in a protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s new labour law.
The CGT and FO union federations called the strike last week in opposition to the new law, which would allow firms to opt out of national agreements and make it easier to sack workers.
Depots in south-western France, Normandy, near the southern city of Marseille and in the Paris region were blocked for several hours before police intervened.
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26 September 2017 in Editorial, Views: 57
Source: Morning Star
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