French national strike against undemocratic and unjust pension reform. Sarkozy illegally changed the national pension scheme – against the French constitution – which caused huge oppositon so the state turns to dirty tricks to discredit the protestors. Meanwhile, top union leaders along with journalists witness police posing as ‘Black Bloc’ anarchists starting riots and fires
Changing public opinion on unions, by infiltrating and controlling the unions themselves. This was a response to British Airways staff going on strike over working hours. Over recent years, there have been several high-profile unions losing public support which is not surprising when heads of unions are going out for meals paid by government officials.