Tag: Emmanuel Macron

Tens of thousands protest in France against Macron’s reforms
France

Tens of thousands protest in France against Macron’s reforms

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr

They took to the streets against reforms targeting public sector jobs and privatization of the railways by Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ May 28, 2018 Tens of thousands of people – including railway workers, nurses, public sector employees, students and retirees – once again took to the streets in 160 different […]

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr
The threat of the privatization of the State-owned Railways and the attack on the job security of its workers saw railway unions mobilize on a large scale on May 1. Credit:  AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT
France News

French workers rally against slew of anti-labour policies

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr

Around 200,000 took part in May Day rallies that marked a resounding challenge to President Macron’s assault on the working class By Pavan Kulkarni / The Dawn News / May 3, 2018 On May 1, French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Australia for his Pacific tour. The previous weeks had […]

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr
Trump-Macron Proposals Jeopardise Iran Nuclear Deal
Analysis Iran

Trump-Macron Proposals Jeopardise Iran Nuclear Deal

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr

The French and US Presidents have sought to impose conditions on Iran that are far more extreme than what was decided upon in the 2015 agreement By Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick/ April 25, 2018 US President Donald Trump’s recent statement on the nuclear deal with Iran has yet […]

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr
Photo credit: Green Left
France News

France: Macron unveils assault on workers’ rights

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr

Source: Green Left Weekly / The Dawn News / September 1, 2017   Trade unions protested in Paris on August 31 as President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his new attacks on workers’ rights, the Morning Star said the next day. Macron’s proposed labour “reforms” would make it easier for bosses to hire and […]

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr
Photo Credit: Cadena SER
Analysis France

France, the 35-Hour Work Week and Labor Flexibilization

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr

By: Rolando Astarita / Source: Rolando Astarita Blog / The Dawn News / July 12, 2017 In a previous article, I said the reduction of the weekly work schedule to 35 hours in France didn’t have a palpable effect on diminishing unemployment, and instead it flexibilized work relations. In this […]

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someonePrint this pageShare on Tumblr