Thursday, February 19, 2009

The ABC of unemployment

French unions fighting recession:

In a televised address to the nation after talks with union leaders, Mr Sarkozy announced new measures worth 2.65 billion euros (£2.3 billion) to help vulnerable people across France weather the crisis, including tax breaks for low income households and bonus payments for the unemployed.

He rejected union demands for a hike in the minimum legal wage, however, and vowed to stay the course of structural reform

Where do people come up with this stuff?

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