Tuesday, June 7, 2016

#France - finance minister left with egg on his face as labour law protests continue; euronews (in English)

Published on 6 Jun 2016
Emmanuel Macron was left with egg on his face at an event in Montreuil.

France's Finance Minister was pelted with eggs when alleged supporters of the hardline CGT union closed in on him in the Parisian suburb.

Macron was launching a stamp to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Popular Front movement, a party credited with giving French workers new rights.

But the inauguration came on the sixth day of rail disruptions and in the midst of months of upset nationwide over planned labour r…

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