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Cannes Film Festival threatened with closure by French union


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Paris, April 22 – The energy industry union under France’s leading trade union, CGT, has threatened to leave the Cannes Film Festival, the Monaco Grand Prix and the Roland Garros tournament without electricity because of the pension reform, BFMTV reports.
Macron promised 100 days of appeasement, and we promise him 100 days of action and anger! … do whatever you want in May! Statement of the association leading the TV channel.
The Cannes Film Festival will be held from May 16-27.

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Energy economist Anna Crete told the television station that the union had the “technical means” to turn off the lights during the Cannes Film Festival.
On April 14, France’s Constitutional Council approved a key article in the pension reform bill that calls for a gradual increase in the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64 by 2030. On Saturday night, French President Emmanuel Macron signed the law, and it was published The document is in the Official Gazette. After the announcement of the Constitutional Council’s decision, the French trade unions refused to meet with Macron and called for an “exclusive and popular” protest on May 1.

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