Mythbuster: The French are workshy with a 35-hour week

This is false. In fact, the French work more than employees in the UK

France is renowned for its near-mythical 35-hour working week, a “fact” that President Emmanuel Macron highlighted once again recently.

“France works, on average, much less than its neighbours,” Mr Macron said at a press conference following the end of the Grand Débat national debate.

It is an assertion that has come out of the ...

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