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Student protests in Paris

Fiona Crack | 13:32 UK time, Thursday, 16 March 2006

French students and young people are expected to take to the streets to protest the new labour law. They're angry that the new contracts, for workers under 26, can be terminated by their employers at anytime without explanation.

Is it one rule for young people and another for established workers? Should they be fighting for their right to equal employment rights? What about business owners? Does this help or hinder them? Or will this law fight unemployment?

We're hoping to speak to students who have joined the protest and those who have chosen to stay away. We're also searching for French business owners or those who feel the law is step in the right direction.

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