5 January 2015
France drops its 75% tax on very high earnings
Saturday 3rd January 2015
This tax was pledged by François Hollande in his election manifesto, and is paid by businesses on salaries above 1 million euros earned by some (...)
3 January 2015
Minimum Wage: No Extra Boost in 2015, Minimum Increase of 0.8%
The Minister for Labor has kept his word: on Jan. 1, 2015 the minimum wage will rise by just 0.8% in France. There will be no extra boost.
2 January 2015
No Christmas Truce for Unemployment
Joblessness continued to rise in France in November, going up 0.8% in mainland France, following a similar rise in October.
25 November 2014
The Richest 211,000 People Own 13% of the World’s Wealth
A new study confirms that the ultra-rich are concentrating more and more wealth in their hands. Despite the crisis, their number is increasing, and their wealth even (...)
12 November 2014
Austerity Costing Dearly in Terms of Economic Growth, According to French Economic Observatory
The organization is forecasting continued slow economic growth in France and in the euro zone among its economic perspectives, and believes that the problem stems from the (...)