January 22, 2020 / 7:56 AM / a month ago

Protesters shut down France's biggest hydroelectric power site -union

PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - France’s biggest hydro-electric power site at Grand’Maison has been shut down by workers protesting against government plans to change the pension system, a branch of the CGT trade union said.

The CGT Energie Isere branch’s Facebook page said it had launched the protest - the latest in a series of sabotage and wildcat actions by demonstrators. (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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