MORE bad news for the French government as the number of people looking for work in November increased, while a struggling economy could even slip into recession.
And within the unemployment figures were worrying statistics showing that older workers were facing a particularly difficult time, with an 11.1% increase in the numbers seeking employment in the past year.
Although looking back over five years, the increase in those seeking work has risen 110%.
On ne le répétera jms assez:le chomage des #seniors, ttes categories, est inquiétant : +0,7% en 1 mois, + 11,1 % en 1 an, + 110 % en 5 ans.— Nassira El Moaddem (@NassiraELM) December 27, 2013
France's number of registered jobseekers rose by 17,800 in November to 3.29 million, the labour ministry said Thursday, challenging government claims to have bucked a trend of spiralling unemployment. Labour Minister Michel Sapin claimed President Francois…