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The strike was called by the Verdi trade union under the slogan "no more discount on our incomes."
Trade unions demand that cancer be recognised as work related illness and calls on the European Union to maintain pressure on employers
Separatists claim intimidation and provocation from police who are engaged in a pay dispute with Madrid.
Euronews spoke to Philippe Martinez, the leader of one of France's largest unions, the CGT. Thousands of public sector workers have been protesting against President Macron's economic reform
The low-cost Irish carrier is to hold talks with pilot unions amid strike threats in several countries ahead of Christmas.
President Macron has signed 5 decrees overhauling French labour laws, the first major economic reforms since he came to power
'Respect!' chant protesters in Rome as they call for changes to pay for occasional work.
Clashes marr May Day march in Paris
Passengers flying out of major Italian airports and some European cities, face cancellations and delays.
A trade union linked to the far-right FPO in Austria faces criticism for social media post targeting Christmas bonus for Muslims.
Thousands of demonstrators who work in Belgium's health and welfare sector are angry about government plans for austerity measures.
Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British employment tribunal has ruled, dealing a major blow to its business model.
It comes after ten days of spontaneous protests by French police following an attack which left two officers badly wounded.