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Well, I was expanding on Jérôme's view in opposition to Martin's interpretation of it.

But I think you should consider the situation of employees in small to middling enterprises (about half of private sector employees in France, I think) who may feel that, when the public sector unions are capable of showing their teeth, that has an effect on the employee/employer balance of power that they themselves are tributary to. That is (or has been over several decades) a widely-shared perception. And one that may not be entirely mistaken, in my view.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Jan 16th, 2009 at 05:35:38 AM EST
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