Tag: unemployment

Who was right Eddie or Me? Ask the Readers

Nearing the end of my working life I told anyone who cared to listen that I had never in my life thrown a sickie nor taken a penny from the state in benefits of any kind. I am still waiting for the accolades and I am not holding my breath. My neighbor Eddy was bemused by my overblown pride as an example to the feckless of society. 

French union to cut electricity supply to politicians and billionaires ahead of the nationwide strike 

French union CGT says they will cut electricity supply to lawmakers and billionaires ahead of the nationwide strike on Thursday. Update 2 pm (January 18): The General Confederation of Labour (CGT), a national French trade union, has announced that they will cut off the electricity supply going to lawmakers and billionaires, before the nationwide protests on Thursday, January 19.