Latest update: 28/02/2013
- Austerity - Economic growth - François Hollande - French economy - French politics - Jean-Marc Ayrault - taxes - unemployment
Unemployment: from bad to worse
Promises, promises... French President François Hollande had made twin promises for this year: he would bring France's budget deficit under 3% of GDP and he would stop the unrelenting rise in unemployment by the end of the year. The deficit target has now officially been missed, and the unemployment pledge seems shakier by the day.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Jakob Haesler, CEO, Tinyclues;
- Didier Hotte, Member of the "Force Ouvrière" Trade Union.
Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo