Hollande spurs action on youth jobs plan

Économie et social — Link

Ministers are fast-tracking the launch of a scheme to create 150,000 state-sponsored jobs for youths, to tackle France's rampant unemployment.

Peugeot job cuts plan 'not acceptable': President Hollande

International — Link

French president says in a TV interview that carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen's plan to cut 8,000 jobs is not acceptable and needs to be renegotiated.

Anger as France's Peugeot Citroen plans factory closure and 8,000 job cuts

France — Link

Unions describe the announcement as a "declaration of war" and Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine says the cuts are "unacceptable".

Peugeot prepares job cuts

France — Link

The French car manufacturer's cost-cutting plans are likely to lead to thousands more job losses, according to unions.

No Quick Rise in Wages, Hollande Tells Unions

France — Link

New French president delays decision on his campaign pledges on minimum wage and retirement age until after June's crucial legislative elections.

France's Hollande says he will oppose lay-offs after election vote

France — Link

 Francois Hollande says he is expecting a wave of lay-offs to follow next weekend's election, but pledged his government would not stand idly by.

Steve Jobs : arabo-américain, boudhiste et consommateur de drogues

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HSBC to Cut Jobs in France

France — Link

HSBC Holdings PLC said it plans to axe nearly 700 jobs in France where it employs just more than 10,000 people.