New Deal Seeks to Tackle Youth Unemployment

On Tuesday, French President François Hollande announced a Franco-German “offensive” that will bring hope to young jobseekers in Europe. Youth organizations have welcomed the initiative. Andrea Gerosa, the founder of Think Young, a group that lobbies for the interests of young people, expressed her support for the initiative. “The countries where they have a very […]

French Unemployment Rate Reaches All-Time High

French Labor Minister Michel Sapin released March’s job figures Thursday, April 25, which showed that Europe’s second largest economy is continuing to flounder during the economic recession. The unemployment rate reached 3,224,000, the highest yet for France. This latest joblessness figure surpasses the previous record high in January 1997 by nearly 30,000 unemployed citizens. This […]