in Clermont-Ferrand, a dynamism of employment fueled by large companies

At the Michelin La Combaude plant, in Clermont-Ferrand, in April 2020. THIERRY ZOCCOLAN / AFP Neither two hours from Paris, far from it, nor in the south of France, and even less by the sea: Clermont-Ferrand does not, at first glance, not have the attractive face of these metropolises celebrated for their influence. Worse, the … Read more

Former socialist minister Philippe Martin sentenced to two years in prison for fictitious employment

Philippe Martin, former deputy for the Gers and minister of ecology in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault, at the National Assembly, in February 2017. LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP The president of the departmental council of Gers, Philippe Martin (Socialist Party), who was minister of ecology during the five-year term of François Hollande, was sentenced, Tuesday, … Read more

strong growth in revenues but employment rates still suffer

Definitely positive results for Hnh Hospitality, which closed the preliminary balance for fiscal year 2020-21 on 31 October with total revenues from direct management of € 34.8 million, up by 62.3% when compared with the 2020 financial year and at an even higher level than the pre-Covid 2019 year. Of course, it must be considered … Read more

Moselle divided between the vices and virtues of cross-border employment

New housing estates intended almost exclusively for cross-border workers, in Tressange (Moselle), in February 2020. SAMUEL BOLLENDORFF POUR ESCH 2022 The mines have long since closed, the blast furnaces too. In the Ardennes, the industrial crisis affected demography: the department has lost 20,000 inhabitants in twenty years. The Moselle, a little further east, has gained … Read more

With the recovery, the new horizon of full employment

Broadcast of Emmanuel Macron’s speech in a bar, in Lille, on November 9, 2021. MICHEL SPINGLER / AP In one sentence, Emmanuel Macron transported his audience to a golden age that France has left for decades: it is necessary «Shows (…) full employment “, declared the President of the Republic during his speech on November … Read more

Reassuring rebound in employment in the United States in October

In New York (United States), November 5, 2021. SPENCER PLATT / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP The United States experienced a reassuring rebound in the labor market in October: the country created 531,000 jobs this month while the unemployment rate fell from 4.8 to 4.6%, according to figures released on Friday November 5 by the Ministry … Read more

Why full employment on movie sets complicates film shoots

JEAN JULLIEN In the spring, when the director Antoine Garceau is called by France 2 to shoot an adaptation of Elementary particles by Michel Houellebecq, two technicians catch the Covid-19, a machinist and a camera assistant. Surprise: where, a few years ago, for this shoot in Brittany, two phone calls would have been enough to … Read more

support for disabled employment

Office notebook. People with disabilities, family caregivers or pregnant women: for these employees, the Bayer group introduced the concept of “therapeutic teleworking” in mid-October. Like many companies, after the Covid-19 episode, the pharmaceutical company pulled out of the pre-existing agreement and renegotiated it by broadening the range of recourse to telework: ordinary, specific, occasional, imposed, … Read more

“France could set itself the objective of converging the length of employment for men and women around 32 hours”

In a job fair, in Nantes, in 2015. ALAIN LE BOT / PHOTONONSTOP Lhe President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron took advantage of the presentation of the France 2030 major investment plan on October 12 to renew his criticism of the French working time model. “When we compare ourselves, he said, we are a country … Read more