Latest update: 02/11/2012
Competitiveness: French bosses' ultimatum to the government
French bosses are cranking up the pressure on President François Hollande. They have published an open letter asking the government to lower social charges on jobs by 30 billion euros over two years and slash public spending by 60 billion euros over 5 years. It's key to restoring France's competitiveness, they say.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Jacques Myard, Member of Parliament, UMP (conservative) Party
- Karine Berger, Member of Parliament, Socialist Party;
- Raquel Garrido, International spokesperson, Left Front.