General Strike in France next week?

We've had reports that a general strike against the CPE employment law is being organised for next week.

Submitted by libcom on March 18, 2006

The Herald News Daily reported:

"If they don‘t listen to us we are going to have to think about moving to a general strike across the whole country," said Bernard Thibault, head of the Confederation of General Workers union [CGT], one of France‘s largest... "I‘m optimistic ... that the government will finally take notice of the situation they‘ve created for themselves," he said on France 3 television.