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Economy & Jobs 04-06-2018

Italy’s new leaders to ‘review’ Renzi labour reforms

Italy's new anti-establishment government will change the labour reform introduced by the previous administration, Labour and Industry Minister Luigi di Maio said.
Economy & Jobs 31-08-2017

Europe watches closely as France unveils ‘mother of all reforms’

The French government unveils on Thursday (31 August) a highly anticipated labour reform plan seen at home and abroad as a crucial test of new President Emmanuel Macron's reform mettle.
Elections 25-05-2017

Macron’s party seen winning majority in French legislative elections

French President Emmanuel Macron's party is set to win as much as a third of the vote in legislative elections next month, giving it a solid majority, two polls showed on Wednesday (24 May).
Anne Perrot

What can economists say about the ‘Macron Law’?

Freeing up certain sectors and activities, encouraging investment and modifying some aspects of work legislation to increase employment, as proposed in the "Macron Law", provided for hot discussions in France, writes Anne Perrot.
Matteo Renzi

Italy to launch public administration reforms

Matteo Renzi promised to “revolutionise” Italy. In the wake of his victory in the European elections, he is expected to announce reforms in Italy’s public administration on Friday, 13 June.
Denis Pennel

Member states too slow in implementing labour market reforms

In the wake of the European Commission’s country-specific recommendations, the managing director of the European Confederation of private employment agencies (Eurociett) urges member states to be serious about implementing necessary reforms.

Italy’s Renzi treads carefully over labour reform

The new leader of Italy's Democratic Party trod a careful line on labour reform on Wednesday (18 December), pledging to overhaul laws blamed for deterring new hiring while avoiding a direct challenge to job protection rules backed by the left's union allies.
Euro & Finance 06-02-2012

Greece faces ultimatum on new bailout

Greece's coalition parties must tell Brussels today (6 February) whether they accept the painful terms of a new bailout deal, as EU patience wears thin with political dithering in Athens over implementing reforms.