Background about the cause of the March 2006 student protests in France. The article explains that the students demonstrated against "the law creating the First Employment Contract (Contrat Premiere Embauche or CPE) ... which will come into effect in April . The CPE is new work contract for under-26s with a two-year trial period." Includes links to related news articles, which, in turn, link to primary material in French. From the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).