French unions CGT and FO members demonstrate in Paris, Tuesday March 5, 2013, to protest the Socialist government’s plans to loosen this country’s famously rigid labor rules. Multinatio

 

              French unions CGT and FO members demonstrate in Paris, Tuesday March 5, 2013, to protest the Socialist government’s plans to loosen this country’s famously rigid labor rules. Multinatio
French unions CGT and FO members demonstrate in Paris, Tuesday March 5, 2013, to protest the Socialist government’s plans to loosen this country’s famously rigid labor rules. Multinationals are shutting factories around France amid Europe’s economic slowdown. France’s government is trying to stem job losses and turn the stagnant economy around with a new draft labor law being presented at a Cabinet meeting Wednesday. CGT Bernard Thibault, red scarf at center, and FO Jean Claude Mailly, blue scarf, attended the demonstration.(AP Photo/Benjamin Girette)