Francois Hollande goes after France's sacred work week

Mar 10, 2016
France's President wants to lower unemployment by reducing worker protections.
Francois Hollande delivers his speech as he presents his New Year wishes to Employment and Unions forces at the Economic, Social and Environemental Council in Paris, on January 18, 2016. With the unemployment rate in France at 10 percent, Hollande's newest proposal may make changes that may include getting rid of the 35-hour work week.

Redefining the definition of a workweek

Jan 8, 2015
Republicans want a 40-hour standard for insurance eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.
Clerks prepare the fish counter at a Whole Foods Market in New York City. 
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