Macron opens talks on stage II of attacks



FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron met union and business leaders yesterday for talks on the second phase of his attack on workers’ rights.
The latest changes include allowing workers who voluntarily resign to claim unemployment benefits — to encourage them to leave secure jobs.
But a limit on how long the unemployed can claim dole may be introduced.
CGT union general secretary Philippe Martinez said after the meeting: “It was polite but firm.”
He warned “It’s not an option for us to reduce the rights of people without jobs.”
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13 October 2017 in Editorial, Views: 75
Source: Morning Star
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