REDUCING TENSIONS IN THE LABOUR MARKET
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LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION
Date adopted : 01/12/2022
The strong recovery of activity and the “economic catch-up” observed after the lockdowns have highlighted a recurring structural problem: hiring tensions. IT managers, home helpers, truck drivers or engineers in industry: The situations vary according to the business sector, the qualification level, or the territorial characteristics. This phenomenon, which is heavily impacting France, is observed in many OECD countries: Great Britain, for example, has reached an unemployment rate of 4.2% and Germany estimates its migrant labour needs at 400,000 people per year.