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French union says strike at refineries to continue until January 16

Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 10, 2020
France’s CGT union said today it would continue a strike over the government’s planned pension reform at refineries and petrol depots until Jan. 16, extending by almost a week a four-day action that started on Jan. 7.
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The decision comes the day after new nationwide protest marches that failed to break the stalemate between government and unions after a more-than month-old public sector strike.

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The action at refineries aims to cause shortages at petrol stations, which has not occurred yet, according to authorities.