‘Directives’ in France and economic improvements in the euro area: what is the link between these?

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Series Details No.435, May 2017
Publication Date 22/05/2017
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It is easy to employ humour when describing what is to come over the next few weeks in France, after the general elections of 11 and 18 June 2017, depending of course on their results. Protests on the internet are starting again, the question being that of its success. 'Directives' are indeed being prepared to develop further the law of 8 August 2016 regarding labour, the modernisation of social dialogue and the protection of career paths, the so-called 'Labour Law' or the El Khomri Bill (named after the then French Minister). The central aim of this law was (and remains) to strengthen the weight of social agreements inside companies. Why and how to proceed?

Source Link http://www.robert-schuman.eu/en/european-issues/0435--directives-in-france-and-economic-improvements-in-the-euro-area-what-is-the-link-between-these
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ESO: Background information: France to reform 'overly complex' labour laws next year, PM says http://www.europeansources.info/record/france-to-reform-overly-complex-labour-laws-next-year-pm-says/
BBC News, 09.03.16: France unions and youths protest against labour reforms http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35762251

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