Confusion reigns as France shortens its working week

Overell, Stephen
May 1998
People Management;5/28/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p16
Reports on the France government's move to reduce its working week from 39 to 35 hours. Confusion about the coverage of the legislation; Reactions from French employers.


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