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Uber Braces for Face-Off in France Over Its Labor Practices

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Uber Technologies Inc. is bracing for a political storm in France.

The country’s taxi unions have called for a nationwide, unlimited strike starting June 25, demanding that the French government crack down on the app-based ride service’s use of unlicensed chauffeurs. The San Francisco-based company’s UberPop application is already opposed by the government.