‘France right to stop baker working too much’

‘France right to stop baker working too much’

An almighty row has broken out after French bureaucrats told the country’s top baguette maker he couldn’t open seven days a week. But a French union chief tells The Local the country’s notorious rules are spot on and not at all complicated.

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Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London
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Why these European business owners are staying loyal to London

Covid-19: Could empty office buildings help solve France’s housing crisis?

Covid-19: Could empty office buildings help solve France’s housing crisis?

French ‘have more sex while working from home’, poll claims

French ‘have more sex while working from home’, poll claims

ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?
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ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?

Tell us: What is it really like in a French workplace?

Tell us: What is it really like in a French workplace?

The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London
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The ‘compelling’ reason why Europe’s unicorns are choosing London

‘Work from your sick bed’: The French plan to battle absenteeism

‘Work from your sick bed’: The French plan to battle absenteeism

10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain
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10 surprising things you never knew about FrankfurtRheinMain

These 10 facts prove London is still open for business
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These 10 facts prove London is still open for business

Estonia: As Nordic as the Nordics?
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Estonia: As Nordic as the Nordics?

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

One quarter of workers in France are ‘hyperstressed’ and half are highly anxious

One quarter of workers in France are ‘hyperstressed’ and half are highly anxious

Women workers in France urged to down tools at 11.44

Women workers in France urged to down tools at 11.44

Why schools are to blame for the French being so glum

Why schools are to blame for the French being so glum

Revealed: French workers will clock off four years before Brits

Revealed: French workers will clock off four years before Brits

French bus drivers win right to wear shorts after pulling skirt stunt

French bus drivers win right to wear shorts after pulling skirt stunt

French bus drivers slip into skirts for work to denounce shorts ban amid sizzling heatwave

French bus drivers slip into skirts for work to denounce shorts ban amid sizzling heatwave

The mistakes to avoid when working in France

The mistakes to avoid when working in France

Speak French? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you
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Speak French? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you

The zero-hour work week: Could the French down tools altogether?

The zero-hour work week: Could the French down tools altogether?

Myth busting: New figures show the French are not actually ‘lazy’ workers

Myth busting: New figures show the French are not actually ‘lazy’ workers

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France

Twelve reasons why you’ll love working in France

Twelve reasons why you’ll love working in France

Women workers in France urged to leave work at 4.34pm

Women workers in France urged to leave work at 4.34pm

What French workers loathe most: Their smelly colleagues

What French workers loathe most: Their smelly colleagues

Is working life better in London or Paris?

Is working life better in London or Paris?

It’s official (kind of): French work fewest hours in EU

It’s official (kind of): French work fewest hours in EU

Frenchman sues firm for being ‘bored out’ of his job

Frenchman sues firm for being ‘bored out’ of his job

‘We’ll call you’: France tackles racial discrimination in jobs

‘We’ll call you’: France tackles racial discrimination in jobs

French workers ‘should get right to post-lunch nap’

French workers ‘should get right to post-lunch nap’

Frenchwoman sacked for refusing to change her name

Frenchwoman sacked for refusing to change her name

French workers forced to ask bosses if they need pee break

French workers forced to ask bosses if they need pee break

How France is a better place to work than the UK or US

How France is a better place to work than the UK or US

How working life in France is set to change (for the worse?)

How working life in France is set to change (for the worse?)

France to give workers right to ignore emails after hours

France to give workers right to ignore emails after hours

Who said the French don’t put in enough hours at work

Who said the French don’t put in enough hours at work

Towards the end of the notorious French payslip

Towards the end of the notorious French payslip

Religious conflict on rise in French workplaces

Religious conflict on rise in French workplaces

French workers threaten to blow up factory

French workers threaten to blow up factory

‘We just don’t work hard enough in France’

‘We just don’t work hard enough in France’

Saving money in France: What’s the best option?

Saving money in France: What’s the best option?

Ten things not to do when working in France

Ten things not to do when working in France

Will France finally bring in anonymous CVs?

Will France finally bring in anonymous CVs?

Is it time for France to ditch the 35-hour week?

Is it time for France to ditch the 35-hour week?

Dispirited workers ‘cost French economy billions’

Dispirited workers ‘cost French economy billions’

One in five French workers is a civil servant

One in five French workers is a civil servant

No, France hasn’t banned work emails after 6pm

No, France hasn’t banned work emails after 6pm

French workers protest Sunday shopping ban

French workers protest Sunday shopping ban

Hollande under fire as jobless total hits 3.26m

Hollande under fire as jobless total hits 3.26m

‘French workers need their public holidays’

‘French workers need their public holidays’

French workers waste an hour a day surfing web

French workers waste an hour a day surfing web

American CEO mocks French factory workers

American CEO mocks French factory workers

Jobless man sets himself on fire outside job centre

Jobless man sets himself on fire outside job centre

Ten tips for finding work in France

Ten tips for finding work in France

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French efforts to tackle jobless ruled ‘inadequate’

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Father suspected of killing family, self

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Top Paris law firm ‘fired workers for eating leftovers’

Paris theatre fires its British artistic director in row over money and management style

Paris theatre fires its British artistic director in row over money and management style

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Electrician faces sack for not cutting off the poor

‘Burned out’ man chains himself to job centre

‘Burned out’ man chains himself to job centre

Sex workers in France seek ’emergency’ fund for lost income

Sex workers in France seek ’emergency’ fund for lost income