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French companies lack qualified staff despite 3.5m jobless

France needs to revamp expensive worker-training programmes and improve incentives to work


FIGEAC-AERO has a problem that says a lot about the French economy: the Airbus supplier can't find enough qualified people to staff its factories.

Even with one in 10 workers out of a job, companies cite difficulty in hiring as one of their biggest problems as a long-awaited...

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