‘Arrogant and vindictive’ Macron under fire as rail workers threaten national strike

‘Arrogant and vindictive’ Macron under fire as rail workers threaten national strike
 

The French President’s government is pushing ahead with its plans to overhaul pension schemes, which involves scrapping rules allowing some state-employed rail workers to retire a decade early.
Mr Martinez pledged the day of national protest over plans to end rail workers’ early retirement would be a “success”.
He told French television channel France 3: “Mr Macron is trying to divide those who have very little.
“He is arrogant and vindictive. He struggles to listen to those who address him directly and ask him too many questions.
“Pensioners versus youths, rail workers versus farmers: he’s... read more

 
26 February 2018 in World News, Views: 26
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