Caring for children: this is the other big challenge for the French to return to the office. The reopening of schools from May 11 is only part of the solution because this reopening will be gradual. And on a voluntary basis. Many parents will - again - have to switch to another form of childcare. Not to mention children who are not yet old enough to go to school…
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Will companies provide assistance to their employees? Veolia, at the forefront in organizing the return to work of its employees, has not planned anything. It is true that the 20,000 employees currently at work, to ensure the supply of drinking water or the collection and treatment of waste, have not brought up insoluble childcare problems.
However, companies are studying the issue. "In telecommuting or not, if the organization is not secure, it will not go to work" , recognizes Christophe Babut, president of the French subsidiary of the
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