Scenes from France where hooligans and unionists are protesting a new law (loi travail) that makes it slightly less suicidal to ever hire someone. Bet it just makes you want to fly over there and start a staffing agency, no?
Meanwhile, since you can't fire someone who is failing to perform, you can try the red stapler trick (see video) of shunting them off to the basement where they won't bother anyone. But then, that might get you sued as well. From Newseek:
Spending your morning wandering aimlessly to the coffee machine and back? Maybe you could take a tip from Frdric Desnard, the French man demanding 360,000 euros ($416,000) from his ex-employer, claiming he was given so little to do at work he suffered from bore-out.