Doctors, nurses and administrative staff marched without incident in the capital and other French cities to demand the government keep its promise to overhaul France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Hardline CGT union leader Philippe Martinez calls for strikes "everywhere" from next week, as President Macron vows not to back down on his pension plan following weeks of nationwide strikes by trade unions.
French President Emmanuel Macron believes reforms will allow flexibility and create more jobs, while the protesters say they threaten labour rights.
Measures revealed by France’s centrist government will loosen labour regulations and boost employment but unions have criticised them.
Labour unions signaled their focus will now shift to legal action against application of the law that they claim will hurt the workers.
A look at why the French unions are angry at the legislation that the French government promises will boost business.
The country says the reserves are sufficient for three months of consumption, despite intense union-led refinery blockades.
Police detains 27 people in Paris after protest marches lead to violence.
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