A big win for France’s centrist party in parliamentary elections could push forward labor reform

Aaron Schrank Jun 9, 2017
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A big win for France’s centrist party in parliamentary elections could push forward labor reform

Aaron Schrank Jun 9, 2017
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Last month, France elected pro-business political newcomer Emmanuel Macron as president, but the French aren’t done voting. The country’s parliamentary elections kick off Sunday, and the president’s new centrist party is expected to win a large majority. If that happens, Macron could have the support he needs to reform France’s strong labor protection laws, which many blame for high unemployment and other economic problems.

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