Chaos as Paris transport workers strike over pension reforms


The Paris transport network was severely disrupted on Friday as staff unions led a one-day strike over proposed government reforms to their pension benefits as part of a plan to merge France's 42 different pension schemes into a single points-based system.

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Parisian commuters faced travel misery on Friday as employees of the capital's transport network went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges under President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms, report CNA.