Warns danes: Rejsekaos and violent clashes in France

on Thursday start a general strike in France, where most public employees across the country will strike on the grounds of a planned pension reform, which they

Warns danes: Rejsekaos and violent clashes in France

on Thursday start a general strike in France, where most public employees across the country will strike on the grounds of a planned pension reform, which they

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
04 December 2019 Wednesday 08:00
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Warns danes: Rejsekaos and violent clashes in France

on Thursday start a general strike in France, where most public employees across the country will strike on the grounds of a planned pension reform, which they are dissatisfied.

Already at 22 on Wednesday-will employees of the railways and the public transport close down the work. The effects of arbejdsnedlæggelsen will be spread out throughout the country, but will especially hit Paris.

French truckers have also announced that they will block the French roads from 7. december.

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Thursday 5. december is the planned large-scale demonstrations throughout the country.

the ministry of foreign affairs Consular warns against to reside in the vicinity of the demonstrations, if you are in France.

- stay away from demonstrations, as they can develop violent. Always follow local authorities ' instructions. Keep you updated via the news media, writes the foreign ministry's Citizen service on their website.

the Airlines also expect to be affected as air traffic controllers, which guides the aircraft safely down from the air, are expected to strike from Wednesday evening to Sunday morning. It will both affect the stopovers and travel to and from France. If you are travelling to France by plane, one must keep up to date by the airline concerned.

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Employees in the field of, among other things skolevæsnet, police and hospitals will also participate in the strike. They are protesting against a new pension reform, which will simplify the pension system for public employees. The new system affects, for example, many civil servants ' retirement age. Typically you can retire when you are 62 years of age. It may still, but at a reduced payout. Only when you are 64, you will be able to go on the full pension.

at the same time, the reform will affect how much money you as a pensioner will receive. With the current system public sector employees ' pension is calculated from the salary that they receive in the last six months of their working life - which is typically the highest for the more people - and they are also assessed on the 25 best years of their working life. The new system will count every year, which means that employees with a previous low wages or periods of unemployment will get a lower pension. It writes Forbes.

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Updated: 04.12.2019 08:00
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