France's Macron under fire over labour changes

President Emmanuel Macron's administration say limiting the power of trade unions will make it easier for companies to create jobs. But the unions say it is an attack on social welfare.

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    The French government has unveiled changes to employment laws that it says will cut an unemployment rate of almost 10 percent. The administration of President Emmanuel Macron says limiting the power of trade unions will make it easier for companies to create jobs.

    But the unions say it is an attack on social welfare.

     

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Paris.


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