TITLE

France OKs Labor Reforms

AUTHOR(S)
Investor's Business Daily
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;5/15/2013, pA01
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
4 The legislature gave final approval to measures meant to improve employment in Europe's No. 2 economy, which is suffering from record-high joblessness. The reforms will make it easier for firms to cut staff or pay during downturns and discourage the use of short-term labor contracts. But they won't change the 35-hour workweek, and analysts doubt further progress.
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87595484

 

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