Work stoppage compensation is costly for financial institutions. The bill could reach 23 billion euros by the end of the five-year term if the bill continues.

The government is actively seeking 10 billion euros in savings for this year and around twenty billion for 2025. In 2022, they will exceed 15 billion euros, according to a report by the Paris-based think tank, the Centre d’Etudes Politique de l’Administration (CEP) It is also a principle of justice towards those who work.