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    Vol.60/No.44           December 9, 1996 
Truckers Slow Down France  

Truckers across France have shut down roads, gas pumps, and ports over pay, working conditions, and retirement issues. Some 74 percent of the population supports the strike. The trade union federation CGT has called for a general strike for November 27 in solidarity. Above, about 1,000 British trucks transporting goods to the United Kingdom were blocked at Calais November 25.  
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