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Industrial unrest in France

Title
Industrial unrest in France
Genre
News report
TX Date
4 Dec 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:49
Description
John Chalmers reports back over the telephone from Paris where an emergency Cabinet meeting has been called by Prime Minister Alain Juppe, as France suffers its worst industrial unrest since the late 1960s with public sector workers taking action against government plans to curb welfare spending. Female studio presenter not identified.
Contributors
John Chalmers
Keywords
Trade unions; Government; Strikes; Labour disputes; Social security; Political protests; Public sector; France; Public expenditure; Paris; Cabinet (politics); Meetings; Alain Juppe

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