The true lives of those hidden behind France's jobless figures

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Every month, official unemployment figures are listed under three separate categories, A, B, and C. The official total jobless numbers cited most often is category A - people without any working activity – while those who work a minimal number of hours but who earn well below part-time pay, are in categories B and C, a section of the population largely forgotten by politicians and the broad media.