France is being hit by the massive general strike on Thursday

members of the train Crew, ground staff and healthcare professionals are among the occupational groups, which strikes Thursday morning in France. It will be a

France is being hit by the massive general strike on Thursday

members of the train Crew, ground staff and healthcare professionals are among the occupational groups, which strikes Thursday morning in France.

It will be according to several media, the largest strike in Emmanuel Macrons office. It will, among other things, cripple the majority of the nation's public transport.

82 percent of the French railroad constructed drivers strikes and at least 90 percent of the regional train is cancelled.

Also, the parisian metro will be affected. Here closes 11 out of the 16 lines. British the Guardian writes, that it is feared that it will continue for several days.

It is due to the president's announced pension reform for public employees.

You should be able to retire at the age of 62 years old, but you get much less paid. It is not until two years later that one can go on full pension.

According to the medium change will affect millions of frenchmen. Schools close and shops close out of fear that they will be hit by the vandalism.

Also at the Ministry of foreign affairs Consular are you aware of the situation. This has changed in the rejsevejledningen.

'stay away from demonstrations, as they can develop violent. Always follow local authorities 'instructions' sounds among other things.

It is recommended that you keep an eye on French news media and the foreign ministry's website.

"Skræmmebilledet is the big demonstrations and the general strike in 1995, when France was paralyzed for several weeks, and then-prime minister Alain Marie Juppe had to withdraw its pension reform back," says TV 2 NEWS' international analyst Frederikke Ingemann.

According to her, it is expected that there occurs 250 demonstrations in the country.

Updated Date: 05 December 2019, 09:00

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