François Rebsamen

Hollande appoints Myriam El Khomri as France’s new employment minister

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Former junior minister for urban affairs, who has limited government experience, faces key task of bringing down France's jobless rate.

French unemployment hits fresh record high

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Figures are new blow to President François Hollande who has made bringing down unemployment his top priority before elections in 2017.

French labour minister causes outcry over crackdown on benefits abuse

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François Rebsamen said too many unemployment benefits claimants were getting handouts without actively seeking a job.