Bercy plans to cut 5,800 jobs at the Ministry of Public Accounts by 2022

Bercy plans to cut 5,800 jobs at the Ministry of Public Accounts by 2022

This decision is “the consequence of the implementation” of “large-scale transformations aimed at simplifying the lives of the French”, such as the withholding tax and the elimination of small taxes, the ministry explained.

The Ministry of Economy and Finance in Paris, June 14, 2019 (GUIZIOU FRANCK / HEMIS.FR / HEMIS.FR / AFP)

A severe cure of austerity in the workforce of Bercy. The Ministry of Action and Public Accounts should experience a “Total decline” of its workforce “Around 5,800 jobs over the three years between 2020 and 2022”, announced Minister Gérald Darmanin to the five trade unions concerned, Tuesday, September 3.

This decision is “The consequence of the implementation” from “Major transformations aimed at simplifying the lives of the French”, such as withholding tax and the elimination of small taxes, the ministry explained in a statement, after a meeting with the five representative unions of the ministry, Solidaires, CGT, Force Ouvrière, CFDT-CFTC, and UNSA-CFE-CGC. “In total, over the duration of the five-year term, the ministry will therefore achieve a reduction of approximately 10,000 jobs”, Bercy specifies in his press release.