French connections

35 hours: Are French workers lazy?

FRENCH CONNECTIONS – Thurs. 28.07.16: France is famous for its 35-hour working week, but does that mean French workers are lazy? If you look at the statistics, French people work more than 35 hours a week on average... and they're more productive. More than 16 years after its introduction, "les 35 heures" continues to be a divisive issue.