– Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of French cities on Thursday, speaking against the upcoming reforms in labour legislation that carries the President of France Emmanuel macron, said on Thursday the French press.
Another wave of protests will fall on 23 September, when the streets calls out left-wing party “Unconquered France”.
The macron says he will not compromise on the issue of labour reforms.
“Democracy is not born on the streets,” said macron, speaking yesterday at the session of the UN General Assembly in new York.
The reforms imply a greater flexibility for employers in relation to conditions and wages of employees as well as reduce the cost of firing employees. According to Macron, the adoption of reforms should reduce unemployment, which is now at 9.5%.
The Cabinet must approve the new measures on Friday, after which they will take effect.