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Thomas The Tanked-Up Engine: French Railway Workers Strike For Right To Booze On The Job

by | 25th, September 2014

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FRENCH railtway workers are striking for the right to booze on the job.

Eight workers with state railyway network SNCF are in trouble for supping a rum, lemon and pepper punch while operating signals and points on a line north of Paris.

(The pepper masks the small of alcohol on the breath.)

In a video of the dinking, one worker says:  “The rum’s going to my head.”

Two workers have been suspended. Others await their fate.

But the Confédération Générale du Travail union says it’s all no big deal. In

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