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France: National protest and mobilization on January 18th against unemployment, highest in 12 years.

Europe Security News. Next January 18th the French Unions will protest against unemployment, the highest in 12 years.

The General Workers’ Confederation of France on Tuesday confirmed its call to a national mobilization on January 18 to protest against unemployment, which has reached its worst level over the past 12 years.

Official statistics from November show that 29,900 people were laid off in France, affecting more than 2.84 million workers in France, the highest level since 1999.

“This is evidence of the the government’s inefficiency,” said the trade union in a communiqué, adding that unemployment has increased twice faster than in…READ MORE HERE