PBS NewsHour

How French pension protests could threaten Macron’s agenda

Clip: 12/06/2019 | 4m 54s Video has closed captioning.

Protesters have shut down Paris and much of France in angry response to proposed pension reforms. The changes, which would unify the current system and increase workers’ ability to change sectors, represent the delivery of a campaign promise from President Emmanuel Macron. But French labor unions and other critics fear they will affect retirement age or scope of benefits. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 12/06/19

Rating: NR

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