France: Several unions call for strike on May 17 and May 19, 2016

Several unions have announced two days of strikes and protests across France for May 17 and May 19.

Advice For Travellers

If the strikes take place, be prepared for major transportation disruptions and have alternate plans. At this time, the impact of this industrial action is not clear.

To minimize safety risk, always avoid large public gatherings and protests. Peaceful protests can unexpectedly and quickly escalate and become violent.

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