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Tue Jul 14, 2020, 12:24 AM

Coronavirus: France's health workers given pay rises worth 8bn

Source: BBC News

7 hours ago

The French government has agreed to give pay rises worth 8bn (7.2bn; $9bn) to health workers, as it hailed their role in fighting coronavirus.

The deal was signed with trade unions on Monday after seven weeks of fraught negotiations.

Health workers have been revered as heroes during the pandemic with regular displays of public appreciation.

But they wanted more than recognition and have held protests to demand pay rises and better funding for hospitals.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53398208

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sheshe2 Jul 14 #1

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Tue Jul 14, 2020, 02:17 AM

1. Wish that would happen here.

As if.

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