Fans of one of France's top soccer teams, Saint-Étienne, on strike (won't cheer)
The Front de Gauche (basically the Commies & their political allies; they're much more mainstream in France) marches on Paris the 5th of May "against finance [sic!] and austerity"
Employees of PSA Peugeot Citroën at Aulnay, just north of Paris, have been on strike on and off for most of this year to protest the closure of the factory in 2014. Now management announces it may close the factory this year, not next year, because it is so unprofitable. Employees want the government to buy it or for all laid-off employees to be guaranteed full-time permanent jobs elsewhere.
Longshoremen in Marseilles
Garbage workers in Pau, in the southwest of France, and in Alsace
Firemen in the Loire valley