Myriam El Khomri

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Myriam El Khomri
Myriam El Khomri par Claude Truong-Ngoc septembre 2014.jpg
French Minister of Labour
In office
2 September 2015 – 10 May 2017
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Prime MinisterManuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded byFrançois Rebsamen
Succeeded byMuriel Pénicaud
Personal details
Born (1978-02-18) 18 February 1978 (age 42)
Rabat, Morocco
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materUniversity of Bordeaux
Pantheon-Sorbonne University

Myriam El Khomri (born 18 February 1978) is a French politician. She served as Minister of Labour from 2015 to 2017.

Early life[edit]

Myriam El Khomri was born on 18 February 1978 in Rabat. Her father is Moroccan and her mother is from Brittany.[1][2]


In 2016, the French cabinet gave the prime minister Manuel Valls permission to bypass parliament and enact a sweeping set of labour reforms known widely as the El Khomri law.[3]


  1. ^ " - Ministère de la Cohésion des territoires". - Ministère de la Cohésion des territoires. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  2. ^ Nivelle, Pascale (7 October 2014). "Myriam El-Khomri. Son nouveau pari". Libération (in French). Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  3. ^ "French labour reforms: Government to force plan through". BBC News. 2016-05-10. Retrieved 2016-05-25.