Economic, political and social situation in France
1. Economic, political and social
situation in France
•Who are they ?
•What do they Want ?
•What do they do ?
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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 %.
5. For example:
• 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
6. The young,
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.