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French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French protests at planned labour reforms hit ski resorts on Saturday, with chairlift operators and other seasonal staff downing tools over fears their livelihoods could be on a slippery slope.

Paris metro closer to normal service but pension strike blocks ports

Paris metro closer to normal service but pension strike blocks ports

French public transport was closer to normal service on Wednesday, more than 40 days into a strike against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans.

Tensions mount over French transport strike

Tensions mount over French transport strike

Tensions between the French government and unions opposed to pension reforms mounted on the 11th day of a crippling transport strike Sunday ...

France's Macron to hold meeting on pensions as strike bites

France's Macron to hold meeting on pensions as strike bites

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Sunday meet ministers involved in his radical pension reform which has prompted a nationwide strike and brought key transport services to a standstill.

Strike pushes South African Airways to brink of collapse

Strike pushes South African Airways to brink of collapse

South African Airways (SAA) has nearly no cash left and may miss salary payments this month, a board member said on Wednesday, as a crippling six-day strike has pushed the state-owned airline ...

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

French hospital workers went on strike Thursday over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country with a health system once the envy of the world.

Around 20 flights cancelled as Lufthansa recovers from two-day strike

Around 20 flights cancelled as Lufthansa recovers from two-day strike

The impact of a strike by Lufthansa crew members was still being felt after the industrial action ended, with as many as 20 flights cancelled at Munich airport on Saturday ...

Lufthansa plans more cost cutting as cabin crew strike over pay

Lufthansa plans more cost cutting as cabin crew strike over pay

Lufthansa announced plans on Thursday for more cost cuts and delivered better-than-expected results, sending shares higher even as a cabin crew strike posed a further challenge to the German airline ...

Lufthansa scraps 1,300 flights over two-day German strike

Lufthansa scraps 1,300 flights over two-day German strike

Lufthansa said Wednesday it was scrapping 1,300 flights as German cabin crew pressed ahead with a two-day strike, plunging passengers into travel chaos amid an escalating row over pay and conditions.

Lufthansa seeks court injunction to stop Germany cabin crew strike

Lufthansa seeks court injunction to stop Germany cabin crew strike

German airline Lufthansa is seeking a court injunction to prevent a two-day flight attendants' strike planned by the Ufo trade union later this week, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday.