October 27, 2010

BRED TO SURRENDER:

French strikers begin to retrench after Senate finalized pension bill: France's Senate finalized a bill raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 today as oil workers and students begin to back away from protests over pension reforms. (Robert Marquand, October 26, 2010, CS Monitor)

The French Senate today finalized a vote on pension reform, a college students' strike barely materialized, and workers at five of France’s 12 oil refineries voted to start work again.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at October 27, 2010 1:29 PM
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