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Latest update : 2017-08-24

The battle over posted workers: Macron on tour to convince EU leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Salzburg where he has kicked off his tour to convince EU leaders to curb so-called posted workers rules. The rules allow for people to work abroad, but with the same low wages and benefits as they have at home. Macron’s Austrian hosts, who are contending with a robust far-right, wholeheartedly back the French leader, but nations further to the east less so. What if there's no compromise?

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Guntram WOLFF

Director of the Bruegel Institute

Paul SMITH

Associate Professor of French Studies, University of Nottingham

Pavel ROZSYPAL

Ex-ambassador of Czech Republic to the OECD, Fund Management Director of APS

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