9: 42 : 7.8 million employees in partial unemployment at the end of may
Muriel Pénicaud, the minister of Labour, said Wednesday on Radio Classic that the part-time unemployment in may was really concerned 7.8 million employees, but “half the hours” in April. “At the end of may, to 7.8 million French people have been on partial unemployment, but it is less than half the hours than in April, the recession is really manifest, that is true in the trade and the building,” she detailed.
“In total, since the beginning, has been not far from $ 17 billion” to fund this activity is partial, she said. 31 billion euros have been registered in the last amending budget to pay the bill. “In may, in the private sector, one out of two employees went to work at his place of work, one in four (was) in telework, a quarter are in part-time unemployment, in child care or sick “, she detailed.