French unemployment reaches record high

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The number of registered job seekers in March rose to more than 3.224 million, the worst level since records began in January 1996.

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The number of category A job seekers - that is registered job seekers who are fully unemployed - rose 1.2% in March from February to 3,224,600, according to figures from Dares, the French labor ministry's data department, reports Fox Business.