Job Security Ignites Debate in France

An employment law has thrown the country into turmoil once again. Can the Prime Minister and business leaders convince the public that it will help?

Demonstrations against a new French employment law are reaching a boiling point. More than one million people marched through French streets on Mar. 18 and 19. Half the country's universities are blockaded, one injured protester lies in a coma, and workers' unions are threatening a general strike on Mar. 28. The nation's press has started comparing the unrest to the iconic student protests of May, 1968.

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