Thursday, June 24, 2010

French Workers Strike Over Plans to Raise Retirement Age

Nationwide strikes over plans to raise France's retirement age from 60 to 62 were captured by users on YouTube today. The demonstrations are a reaction to France's President Nicholas Sarkozy's view that the proposed pension reform is necessary to keep the system funded.

User name: lapetitechroniqueuse
Location: Paris, France
Date uploaded: June 24
Views: 26
User notes: A short video of the demonstration against the pension reform in Paris on June 24th without commentary.

User name: fab8073
Location: Amiens, France
Date uploaded: June 24
Views: 116

User name: jean2419521
Location: Pau, France
Date uploaded: June 24
Views: 22
User notes: Pau had a great demonstration against pension reform on a beautiful sunny day ... of course!

Click here to watch this video on YouTube.


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