French union calls for break in transport strikes over Christmas

Commuters wait to take a train at Gare du Nord train station during a strike by all unions of French SNCF workers and the Paris transport network (RATP), as France faces its tenth consecutive day of strikes against French government's pensions reform plans, in Paris, France, December 14, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s CFDT union is opposed to transport strikes over the Christmas period but will call for new actions in January if the government does not drop a pension reform proposal that would encourage more years of work, its leader said on Sunday. In a major overhaul of its pension scheme, the French […]

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