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Workers at Port Jerome and Fos Refineries on Strike

January 7, 2020

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Workers at France's Port Jerome and Fos refineries, which are run by Exxon, have decided to go on strike, the CGT union wrote on a union blog page on Tuesday.

Officials at Exxon in France could not be immediately reached for a comment.

France's Prime Minister said earlier on Tuesday that the country was not at risk of a fuel shortage, despite the wave of protests against government plans to change the country's pensions system. 

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta, editing by Louise Heavens)

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