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April 25, 1947


Workers at the nationalized Renault factory in the Boulogne-Billancourt factory outside of Paris go on strike over wage freezes. Within three days, wildcat strikes broke out throughout the factory, and nearly half of the company’s 30,000 workers were on strike. The strike ended in the middle of May when the government agreed to wage increases and other economic benefits.


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