The key challenge is to reform the labour market to promote job growth. The strong protection accorded by open-ended contracts hinders labour mobility, despite the progress brought by reforms regarding mass layoffs and the introduction of a mutually agreed termination procedure.
Come share your views on the most critical issues confronting the world today by joining OECD Forum 2015 which will take place at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France, on 2-3 June.
This document sets out when France joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.
This note on France focuses on three major topics covered in the 2014 edition of Education at a Glance, all of which particularly concern France: Educational attainment, skills and employability; Teachers; Funding the education system.