Behind the Façades in France: What expats and the mainstream media (French and American alike) fail to notice (or fail to tell you) about French attitudes, principles, values, and official positions…
Thursday, October 13, 2005
Working hard or hardly working?
Hewlett-Packard gives the French some straight talk (the French preSS calls it "blackmail") and tells its employees that the 35 hour work week has to be shitcanned if they are to reduce the number of layoffs in the country. French reaction can be summed up as incredulous.