France -Railroad controllers on strike over automation -December 04, 2014

Railroad controllers organised a three day strike to protest against job losses and deteriorating working conditions as personnel is being replaced by computers.

Railroad controllers organised a three day strike to protest against job losses and deteriorating working conditions as personnel is being replaced by computers. The general workers confederation CGT and the SUD-Rail Union have stated that the sector suffers from a systematic elimination of jobs, as selective ticket controls, ticket machines and modern technology is being introduced to cut staffing levels.

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