Keyword: recruitment

When French club PSG recruited youth players according to ethnic origin

By
Former PSG sporting director Olivier Létang (right) with the club’s president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi. © Reuters Former PSG sporting director Olivier Létang (right) with the club’s president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi. © Reuters

Talent scouts for French club PSG were required to detail the ethnic origins of potential youth recruits as an essential criterium in the club’s selection of players in a blatant discrimination policy that lasted over several years until this spring, Mediapart can reveal. As a result, a youngster now considered to be one of France’s most promising players was disregarded by PSG on the grounds of his black skin.   

Air France pledges crew hires, flexibility, if pilots work more

The airline's proposed deal to SNPL union would see pilots work up to 10% more on same pay, while an extra 600 pilots would be hired by 2020. 

France boosts army reservist numbers to help in home security

France launches recruitment drive for 12,000 extra reservists to help with security operations around the country following 2015 terrorist attacks.

French police arrest ten in raids on suspected jihadist recruitment network

The arrests for 'conspiracy to prepare acts of terrorism' focussed on a network allegedly based in the south-west city of Toulouse.