France: A paradise for civil servants?
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FRENCH CONNECTIONS - Thurs. 02.06.16: France is famous, or rather infamous, for its never-ending red tape. The country is said to be a civil servants’ paradise. These "fonctionnaires" have a pretty sweet deal compared with many of the workers employed in the private sector. Critics say it's an expensive system that needs to be reformed. But is France ready to think outside the box?