What a novel concept! If you want to work on the sites of publicly funded building projects in the Ile de France region of France (which includes Paris,) you will now have to speak in the only, official language of the country – i.e. – you have to speak French!

The Paris region passed a law Thursday that bans foreign languages at construction sites to stop foreign labor. The “Small Business Act” wants to promote more public contracts for local businesses in the Ile de France region, which includes Paris. It includes a clause that makes it mandatory to use French as the working language at…