October 11, 1995 in Nation/World

Public Employees Strike In France

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Trains ran sporadically or not at all, buses and subways limped, garbage rotted uncollected and 20-mile traffic jams clogged highways across France on Tuesday as more than half of the 5 million public-sector employees went on a one-day strike.

The strike was against a government budget to freeze state payrolls next year as part of a plan to cut a swollen deficit.

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