Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, would surely have preferred to kick off the most important month of his young administration in a less precarious position.Last week, he unveiled his plans to reform France’s notoriously rigid labor market to grant more flexibility to small companies to directly negotiate some aspects of their contracts with employees, rather than involving the government, as was previously the case.Seyv 1aHis ability to take on one of the most radioactive issues in French politics, a reform he…