On the Agenda: Everything that’s happening in France this week

Here’s a look at the big news and cultural events that will take place in France this week.

Monday May 27th 

Monday marks the beginning of three days of industrial action for the public sector, with seven trade unions calling on public sector workers to mobilise from Monday to Wednesday in opposition to the controversial government reforms.

However this week’s action will not include strikes but instead will focus on debates, press conferences, gatherings and meetings with elected officials.
The government is planning public sector reforms which would lead to the greater use of contract workers for some state services and a cut of 120,000 jobs by 2022 out of 5.6 million. [ . . . ]

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