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04 Dec 2018 | 10:57 AM UTC

France: Labor union calls for nationwide demonstrations December 14 /update 2

France News Alert

The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union to hold demonstrations in several cities nationwide December 14; associated disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/3/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/15/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France, Paris

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Event

The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union has called for nationwide demonstrations to take place on Friday, December 14, to protest falling purchasing power and perceived inadequate pensions and social protections. Associated traffic disruptions are possible in major urban areas, including Paris.

Context

The CGT previously organized demonstrations in Paris to protest unemployment and falling purchasing power on December 1, with as many as 15,000 people participating.

Advice

Individuals in France are advised to allow for extra time to reach their destinations and avoid all protests as a precaution.

 

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