Click on the title for an article on the disappointing decrease in French economical growth.
Where are all of those francophiles that sing the mighty praises of the French system, when you want them? It just goes to show what happens when labor is the driving force in any economy. Labor driven economies have never outperformed those driven by business and entrepreneurship. And they never will.
Take away incentives to work hard and you will soon find a workforce that is lazy and unproductive.