France’s Public Service Ministry fines Paris City Hall For Employing More Women Than Men.

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In addition, Paris City breaking gender inequality, it has been put on a call to pay a fine for employing too many women in the higher posts. In the era of emancipation, Paris City hall made the headlines. Comparatively, for hiring more women than men for senior positions. So, in that case, Mayor Anne Hidalgo looked upon the issue, stating the incident as absurd.

Considering the emerging issue at hand, the fine has been demanding by France’s public service ministry. The incident was brought into the limelight; as Paris city hall had broken France rules on gender parity in its 2018 staffing. Moreover, a fine of 90,000 euros is demanded.

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Meanwhile, on Twitter, France’s Public service Minister, Amelie de Montchalin states that the fine is imposed in 2018. And officiated the issue seriously by tweeting to Paris mayor that “I want the fine paid by Paris for 2018 to finance concrete actions to promote women in the public services. I invite you to the ministry to discuss them! ”

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Unquestionably, the mayor, Anne Hidalgo took over the issue.

Hidalgo proposes punishment for certain absurd incidents:

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Regarding the issue, Hidalgo stated to the city council meeting that “I am happy to announce that we have been fined.” She also added, ” The management of the city hall has, all of a sudden, become far too feminist, and the fine is obviously absurd, unfair, irresponsible and dangerous”.

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Anna Hidalgo

Continued by stating that “Yes, we need to promote women with determination and vigor; because France is still lagging behind on this particular issue”. She added, “To achieve parity, we must speed up the tempo and ensure that more women are getting jobs than men.”

What is the issue about at Paris city hall?

The issue is all about gender inequality. As the Paris city authorities employ too many women in position in 2018. Thereby hiring eleven women and five men, signifying a 30% difference. Coming to the 2013 rule by France, one sex can not account for more than 60% of nominations to senior posts. The aim is to get women to access to top jobs in the civil services. In contrast, Paris city hall has 47% of civil servants for women in senior posts. Paris City hall is been overflowing with women for the past few years.

 

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