The Economy minister Bruno Le Maire is estimated that 800 000 jobs could disappear in the wake of the crisis related to the Covid-19.
The government expects that the economic crisis leads to the removal of "800,000 jobs", has affirmed this Wednesday, the Economy minister Bruno Le Maire, referring to "widespread shock".
"Our assessment is that we will have here over the next few months the elimination of 800 000 jobs, that is to say 2.8% of total employment", he declared during a hearing before the Finance commission of the national Assembly.
Bruno The Mayor spelt out in front of members of parliament, with his counterpart in public Accounts, Gérald Darmanin, the third project of finance law presented earlier in the Council of ministers, which includes a recession 11% this year.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
Peak unemployment above 11.5% to mid-2021
"This impact is significant, it must call policies massive public support, to accompany all those who are affected," he added.
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Among these measures, he cited in particular the device for partial unemployment, the support provided to the learning and possible reductions in contributions to the business.
on Tuesday, the Bank of France has estimated that the unemployment rate is expected to exceed 10% by the end of 2020 and climb to a higher peak at 11.5% in mid-2021, a level "above the previous historic".
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And it will be, according to it, to wait until 2022 to see it go back down to 9.7%, compared to 8.1% before the epidemic.