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French unease at telecom suicides  Labour Minister Xavier Darcos is to meet the head of the France Telecom to discuss a number of suicides among its staff Huge crowds join French strikes
French unions stage last-ditch strikes  More than half a million people turned out across France in a last-ditch effort to derail a pension bill that raises the retirement age from 60 to 62 Strikes cost hundreds of millions a day  Strikes cost the country 200 to 400 million euros per day, plus 'immaterial' and 'moral' damages, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said French unions call more strike days

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  Unions called for two more days of protests against government plans to raise the retirement age, as lawmakers try to make the proposal law

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  Huge crowds have taken to the streets to protest over the handling of the economic crisis, causing disruption to rail and air services
 A day of strikes dubbed 'Black Thursday' looked more like 'Gray Thursday': The effect of the nationwide strikes appeared less than predicted

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  French commuters are facing a 9th day of travel chaos as a country-wide strike by transport workers continues
Nov.20 Talks to begin over strike  Transport unions, management and the government are to hold talks as strikes over plans to reform pensions enter an eighth day   Sarkozy defiant against strikers   French President has vowed to maintain his controversial economic reforms despite a second week of crippling industrial action Nov.13 Transport workers on strike
  It's a second major showdown with President Sarkozy over his plan to reform pension
Oct.17 France wakes to transport strike  A one-day nationwide strike by public transport workers leaves the country with almost no train, bus or metro services

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Apr.4 Unions to discuss job law  Trades union and student leaders are due to hold talks with the governing party to end the crisis More than 1 million protest jobs law
   France: Protesters are hoping to kill a new law that will allow employers to more easily hire and fire young workers
Mar.24 Labour law talks deadlock  Talks between the prime minister and union leaders have ended, with the government refusing to scrap the law

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Nov.21 Railworkers begin strike
  The rail authority predicted major disruptions to national lines and Paris area commuter trains

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