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France: Macron''s labour reforms, make or break?

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The French government is bracing itself for a fiery showdown with the country''s powerful trade unions.At the heart of the face off; President Macron''s signature plan - he wants a major overhaul of France''s strict labour code.The revamp has been dubbed a "make or break" moment for the new French leader...With Macron''s popularity taking a tumble recently, the ambitious reforms package is a crucial test. Karina Chabour and Aurore Dupuis report.

Added on the 11/09/2017 17:21:30 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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