rennes standing

Jeremias Gonzalez 

#Rennes Standing / In the recent months, it takes place in France, which will undoubtedly be the biggest social movement of recent decades. The government of François Hollande and his Prime Minister Manuel Valls, proposed an amendment to the labor code. Entitled Law "El Khomri", referring to the labor minister Myriam El Khomri, this bill was rejected by 70% of French society. Triggered a strong mobilization of trade unions and youth.In the city of Rennes, "the standard bearer" of social movements in the province, the demonstrations began in early March.The protests were growing up gradually, and often ended in violent clashes between protesters and security forces. After five months of social unrest, the Labour law was finally adopted on Thursday, July 21, 2016, with using third time the Article 49.3 of the french constitution that allows a law adopted without a vote in the National Assembly. Even so, the dialogue between citizens and the government continues but one thing is clear: the people are angry and looking to make its understand their voice.

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