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#labour laws

# labour-laws - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Riot police "liberate" fuel depot after days of protests in France

The protesters blocked an oil refinery in Marseilles over labour disputes.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Fans travelling to the Euros could be hit by French transport strikes

Workers in the country are holding strikes in protest against controversial reforms of labour laws.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law

The airline will be appealing the decision. Again.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# labour-laws - Monday 23 September, 2013

Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough

There are still 85 million children involved in work that endangers their health and safety.

# labour-laws - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.