Transport strikes in France have reached week six, and they're now the longest in the country's history. The strikes have been especially hard for Parisians, but the protesters have shown no signs of relenting.
French unions have reignited their fight against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plan, as the law is set to be debated in the National Assembly. But participation in strikes and protests may be declining.
The government says changing the pension system is the only way to guarantee "intergenerational justice." Negotiations with labor leaders are set for next week.
Thousands across France have turned out for another day of protests against Macron's controversial pension reform plans. It's the eighth day of protests since early December.
French travelers heading home for the holidays faced canceled trains and packed roads, as a strike over pension reform showed no signs of easing. Macron urged for a "truce" and for striking workers to act "responsibly."
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