Railway workers strike worsens in France

Travelers across France are facing major delays on Monday after French rail company SNCF warned that service was worse than usual with unions calling for a "day without railway workers."
Only one of every three high-speed trains is scheduled to run on Monday, the company said.
Unions have been battling two days every five days since early April to protest government reform plans.
President Emmanuel Macaron has announced his intention to end the employment of railway employees as public servants who guarantee life-long employment and retirement at the age of 52 or 57, depending on their jobs.
The railway law, currently in front of parliament, would allow railway operators to compete with state-run state-run SNCF, as required by EU law.

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