French SNCF rail strike to defy Macron labour reforms

French SNCF rail strike to defy Macron labour reforms
 

A major strike by workers at the French state railway SNCF - including train drivers - is expected to paralyse rail travel across France.
Three months of train stoppages are set to begin on Monday evening, as trade unions push back against President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms.
Le Parisien newspaper says most people will be able to get home normally after Easter weekend before the trains stop.
The waste collection, electricity and energy sectors also expect strikes.
On 22 March, tens of thousands of teachers, nurses and other workers joined rail staff on strike - a sign of widespread... read more

 
2 April 2018 in Business, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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