Creating employment opportunites in France: Is the CPE a lesser evil?
?The CPE is the lesser evil. () The risk of abuse under the CPE doesn't outweigh the risk of maintaining exaggerated unemployment?. Discuss. 813 words.
[...] To conclude, we could say that both sides defend their point of view with convincing arguments. The labour market and the position of the young people in society had to be reviewed. The necessity of reforming a too stiff situation is therefore not called into question. Nevertheless, it is neither democratic nor legitimate to make a law pass arbitrarily pretending it is a “lesser evil” The youth of France is ready for a change, but how could they accept such a reform -which may, or may not resolve the problem of employment- in such conditions? [...]
[...] But according to many of them, the employers do not reason like this. On the contrary, the hiring and the training of an employee has a huge cost, which makes the bosses think twice before firing one of them ! Considering the previous disagreement with the opposition and the trade-unions, Mr. de Villepin has chosen the right method to make the stagnant situation of the labour market evolve. Without this takeover by force, the reform may never have succeeded such as the “réforme Fillon” of the baccalauréat. [...]