Striking employees block the entrance of the Grandpuits refinery, east of Paris, Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010. French oil workers defied the government's demand to get back to work and end fuel shortages, ... more 
Striking employees block the entrance of the Grandpuits refinery, east of Paris, Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010. French oil workers defied the government's demand to get back to work and end fuel shortages, stepping up the fight against President Nicolas Sarkozy's retirement reforms. CGT on flags stands for General Confederation of Work union. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Remy de la Mauviniere
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 6:09 AM EDT