Keyword: strike

French football clubs to stage strike over wealth tax

Clubs from France's two top football leagues will boycott matches during last weekend of November in protest at new 'super tax' on high earners.

French strike to hit flights on Thursday

Some low-cost airlines have scrapped up to 30% of their services as a result of one-day industrial action called by air traffic controllers in France.

Stitched-up: striking Paris hotel chambre maids mount catwalk protest

French rail strike to paralyse train services Thursday

After a French air traffic controllers' strike caused two days of chaos in the skies, rail services will be hard hit by an unrelated strike Thursday.

French air traffic controllers begin three-day strike

The strike against EU plans to create single European airspace has caused cancellations of about 1,800 flights to and from France.

French GPs refuse holiday call-outs in protest over working hours

A French doctors' union has called on its members to refuse off-duty calls over the Christmas holiday period in a protest at working conditions.

French unions call four-day air transport strike beginning Monday

French air transport unions have called a four-day strike from Monday in protest over a bill aimed at ensuring a minimum service during strikes.

French airport strike union leaders agree deal

A strike by French airport security staff appeared at an end Monday after four of five unions accepted a new pay rise offer from employers.

French police to replace airport security strikers as holiday jam looms

The French government is to deploy police to replace striking security staff at airports to reduce chaos during the peak Christmas holiday period.

More French flight delays as security staff strike continues

Flights from Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport and Lyon's Saint-Exupery airport continue to be disrupted as security staff strike enters fourth day.

French oil refineries on brink of strike action

Union officials in oil refineries in the Berre industrial site, southern France, are considering strike action after announced closure of one plant there.

Teachers strike in France to protest job cuts

French teachers took to the streets Tuesday for a national strike and protests over education job cuts under President Nicolas Sarkozy's government.

Why can't we protest against cuts like the French? by Tariq Ali (The Guardian)