Eszter-Petronella SOÓS PhD

Tag: labor code

  • A gunpowder barrel: labor reform á la Macron

    A gunpowder barrel: labor reform á la Macron

    True to his words, President Macron has started negotiations to provide a foundation for further labor reforms. The labor reform is nothing else but a big gunpowder barrel. Hollande’s own labor reform already upset the unions last year – and also led to serious demonstrations. So. What happened so far, what can we expect from…

  • 44. Labor Code: now everyone’s unhappy

    President Hollande’s effort to overhaul the Labor Code does not go according to plan. Opinion polls and facts show that the French are rather against the modifications proposed by the government, trade unions alike. And now, ladies and gentlemen, employers also join them in contestation.

  • 42. French Labor Code overhaul announced – but isn’t it too late?

    The French Labor Code is legendary: legendarily long (3800 pages) and legendarily complex. No wonder that President Hollande announced earlier in October that his government would revamp the labor legislation. It was, without a doubt, time. The details were announced this week: the legal workweek would remain 35 hours long, but companies would have some…