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French Labor Unions Lead Massive Protests Against Proposed Cuts to Pension Benefits

HeadlineJan 31, 2023

In France, hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets of cities nationwide today as unions went on strike to protest a bid to slash pension benefits. President Emmanuel Macron has proposed raising the age of retirement from 62 to 64 years old, and refused to back down earlier this month when more than a million people took part in a similar nationwide strike.

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