More than 1 million, mostly students take to the streets in France disrupting air, rail and bus travel in the largest nationwide protest over the "Contrat premiere embauche" (CPE - First Employment Contract or Beginning Workers Contract) which would make it much easier for workers under twenty-six years old to be fired. The main parts of the bill which caused protests included Allowed employers the opportunity to terminate employment of workers under twenty-six without any reason, with little or no notice, within their first two years of employment Night lab our being permitted for youths as young as 15 years old Suspension of family welfare in cases of students skipping school Possibility of manual lab our apprenticeship for 14-year-olds The bill was seen by many as a direct attack on younger workers but the government believed by easing these laws it would encourage companies to take on younger employees. The new "Contrat premiere embauche" CPE was scrapped by Chirac on April 10 under the pressure of ongoing protest and blockade throughout France.
CITY NAME CHANGES
March 28, 1930 - Turkey
Two of Turkey's largest cities change their names ( Constantinople and Angora ).
The City of Constantinople is changed to Istanbul
The City of Angora is changed to Ankara
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
by Thomas Jefferson
"...Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits...."
Cancer Facts & Figures
about Besides Lung Cancer
Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for cancers of the mouth, lips, nasal cavity (nose) and sinuses, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus, cervix, colon/rectum, ovary (mucinous), and acute myeloid leukemia.
about Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
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Friendship poems happen to be just the best medium of expressing eternal friendship to that special friend. You can let all the love and affection you possess flow out, right onto the paper lying in front of you, through a sweet little friendship.