The use of the partial unemployment scheme had been requested Friday evening by 220,000 companies for 2.2 million employees in total, announced the Minister of Labor, Muriel Pénicaud, Sunday at the "Grand Jury RTL / Le Figaro / LCI".
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“As of Friday evening, we had 220,000 companies that had requested partial unemployment for all or part of their employees. It is 65,000 more than the day before, ”said Ms. Pénicaud. These requests concerned "2.2 million employees" Friday evening, or "600,000 more" than Thursday, she added.