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  • Author: Raphaël Wintrebert
  • 6 février 2009
  • Employment

Delocalizations: Political Challenges of a Still Not Well Understood Phenomenon

Free trade, the prevailing economic policy for over fifty years, is being called into question in South America, the United States and France. At the core of the apprehension lies China, whose increasingly skilled workers earn much lower salaries than … Lire la suite

  • Author: Elise Muir
  • 6 février 2009
  • Employment

The prohibition of discrimination on grounds of age in employment: a « cultural revolution »?

The prohibition of discrimination on grounds of age constitutes a « cultural revolution » for the French society. Employers and public authorities, accustomed to relying upon age criteria to articulate their employment and policy choices for years, now have to modify their … Lire la suite

  • Author: Philippe Baccou
  • 2 octobre 2008
  • Employment

Is the Single Contract Such a Good Idea?

In setting out his presidential agenda, Nicolas Sarkozy committed to a single employment contract which would take the place of the current ongoing (CDI) and fixed-term (CDD) contracts. This project, also included in the UMP’s agenda, was mentioned in the … Lire la suite