I guess France has been watching How sucessful this policy has been for California…At Will Employment…a very ugly F word comes to mind…no, not the one you are thinking of… *big fake smile*


“The protesters want the abolition of a new law — known as the First Employment Contract and set to take effect in April — that allows employers to fire workers under age 26 without cause during the first two years of employment.

Designed by the government to help ease the crisis of high unemployment, particularly among poor youths after riots last fall in the suburbs, the law is seen by its opponents as a step toward eroding long-cherished employment rights and benefits. Protesters point out that the law was pushed through parliament without debate and charge that it is age discrimination. They have called it the “Kleenex contract,” saying young workers could be discarded like facial tissue.”



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