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Putting France Back to Work
 

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France's 35-hour workweek establised back in 1998 by the Socialists might be coming to an end. Labor Minister Martine Aubry introduced the reduced workweek in an effort to boost employment by forcing companies to hire more workers to make up for the lost time. Unemployment was reduced, but as this column asks, was it the policy or the U.S. economic boom that produced the jobs?

Last updated: Oct 10, 2003




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