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‘France can change’: PM Manuel Valls vows to push on with labour reforms
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‘France can change’: PM Manuel Valls vows to push on with labour reforms

by firstsource newsJune 2, 2016

Prime minister is sticking by hated plans to change workplace rules despite strikes, saying his country must and will reform

The French government will not back down in the face of strike action against its contested overhaul of labour laws and intends to prove to the world that reforming the country is not impossible, Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, has said.

Valls is increasingly concerned that images of striking oil refinery workers around burning tyres, rail disruptions and petrol panic-buying have tarnished ’s image abroad, put visitors off coming to the showpiece Euro 2016 football tournament and threatened to damage a fragile tourism industry still reeling from November’s Paris terror attacks.

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