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Pension problems: French workers strike over government's retirement plans


As many as 2.8 million people hit the streets across France on Tuesday in a second day of walkouts designed to protest the latest pension reform proposals. Perhaps the most controversial element of the government's reform would raise the retirement age from 62 to 64. It would also increase from 42 to 43 the number of years that workers must pay into the system to receive a full pension. We explore what's at stake with economist François Geerolf. 

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