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The fear and rising anger of French job centre staff after colleague was shot dead

France — Report

On Thursday January 28th a supervisor at a Pôle Emploi employment centre in south-east France was shot dead, sending a shock wave of alarm through all branches of the government agency. Staff had already seen growing violence and tension in their branches from disgruntled job seekers, a discontent that has been further fuelled by the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on the economy. As Cécile Hautefeuille found out, fear among job centre staff is now rapidly turning to anger.

Gunman kills two after attack on French job centre

France — Link

The man shot the job centre employee after he entered the office in the city of Valence, then went to town of Guilherand-Granges where he shot  a female employee of a refuse collection company.