The Long French Goodbye A quirk in French labor law makes it especially difficult for a company to lay off its employees. It's a system designed to protect workers, but it also has consequences for the rest of the economy.
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The Long French Goodbye

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The Long French Goodbye

The Long French Goodbye

The Long French Goodbye

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A quirk in French labor law makes it especially difficult for a company to lay off its employees. It's a system designed to protect workers, but it also has consequences for the rest of the economy.

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