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French lawyers protesting French lawyers attend a demonstration Jan. 11, 2020, in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

The strikes over pension reform that have hobbled large sectors of the French economy since early December have pretty much petered out. But French lawyers are stiffening their resolve, vowing to continue work stoppages and protests that have already led to major delays in French courts.

The Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB), or National Bar Council, rejected the government’s latest offer to phase in changes to how lawyers’ state-run pension plans are funded and paid out, part of a broader reform aimed at consolidating France’s many disparate retirement regimes under one state umbrella.

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