Protesters gathered in Paris and many other cities, where some set fire to dumpsters and trash, and targeted various buildings to express their anger over a divisive pension plan.
Protesters chant "Macron, resign!" and "Macron is going to break down" as police fire tear gas and clash with demonstrators — reminiscent of the Yellow Vest protests which erupted in late 2018 over high fuel prices.
No-confidence motion would need backing from around half the contingent of the opposition right-wing Republicans, a scenario seen as highly improbable.
A broad alliance of unions has called for an eighth day of street protests across France since mid-January to contest Macron's plans to raise the retirement age by two years to 64.
The statement from French union CFDT leader Laurent Berger comes a day after the parliament approved Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension reform plans.
It is expected that the government's decision to push the bill through the senate will deepen anger among French workers.
French President Emmanuel Macron has been fighting an uphill battle with his proposed pension plan, trying to raise the minimum retirement age from 62 to 64.
Between 1.28 million to 3.5 million people march across the country during mass protests against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to push back the retirement age to 64.
France braces for further mass protests against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to raise the legal retirement age from 62 to 64.
DRC's Tshisekedi presses his French counterpart Macron for sanctions against Kigali, saying he remains "doubtful about the good faith of those who attacked us."
France braces itself for a fourth round of nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to reform pensions.
President Emmanuel Macron wants to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64, which has proven unpopular with French workers.
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