Employment Strikes in France
Nicolas De Boisgroller talked about the reasons for the employment strikes in France, and the affect they are having on the French… read more
Nicolas De Boisgroller talked about the reasons for the employment strikes in France, and the affect they are having on the French government and French population. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
Youth unemployment is 21% in France. In an effort to promote the hiring of young people, a new labor law gives employers the right to fire new employees up to the age of 25 without needing to show cause. Student and unions view this development as a blow to their rights. close
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