The French government called on the people to work remotely so that life does not stop in mass strikes

According to the news in the country’s press, Beaune stated that there may be transportation problems during the strike to be held on Tuesday, March 7, where many unions and millions of people are expected to participate across France.

Stating that large organizations such as the French official railway operator SNCF are organized for the strike day, Beaune said, “However, miracles are not possible, if there is a strike, it will have effects.” said.

Minister Beaune urged all able-bodied people to work remotely.

Intelligence sources predict that between 1.1 and 1.4 million people will participate in the protests within the scope of the strike to be held across the country, and between 60,000 and 90,000 people in the demonstrations in the capital, Paris.

According to the unions, 300,000 people and 37 thousand people according to the police participated in the protests held on February 16 against the controversial pension reform in Paris.

Controversial pension reform

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced on January 10 that the pension reform, which was among the election promises of President Emmanuel Macron, would be implemented.

Stating that in the country where the retirement age is 62, the legal retirement age will be gradually increased by 3 months every year and will be increased to 64 in 2030, starting from September 1, Borne said that in 2027, a 43-year premium payment requirement will be introduced in order to receive the full pension.

There have been multiple strikes and protests across the country since 19 January against the controversial reform.

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