Economic, political and social situation in France
Economic, political and social
situation in France
•Who are they ?
•What do they Want ?
•What do they do ?
Who are they?
They are young graduates looking for a job.
There was a call for the strike on the internet in september 2005 to
alert the population about the situation.
What do they Want ?
In France, there is a group of activists who
represent several thousands of workers who have
no rights, and who can’t find don’t have their
place in society.
What do they do ?
The young activists of precarious generation have
given awards to honour companies like a french
bank (called BNP) that have decided to cut back
on the cost of workers.
With these people a french bank managed to
increase trainees by 68 % which helped to lower
The use of fixed-term contracts by 35 %.
• Minimum wage for old age
Their claim is
simple: trainees • Trainees don’t have a
status and they need one.
have a real status • Reduction of the difference
between training and
as apprentices in
the labor law.
• Support of the trainees by
• A recognition in justice to
solve problems between
employers and trainees
first victims of
the crisis in
In february 2013, almost 5,694
million young europens
(off students) did not have a job in
The unemployment rate of the
under 25 years old is going up.
So 23% of young people are looking
for a job in the European union.
In France, the unemployment rate
for all the active people
reaches 10.8% in february.