Covid -19: “Teleworking is eroding, so we have to pull ourselves together”, urges the president of the CPME

“Teleworking is eroding, so we have to pull ourselves together”, ordered Friday, February 5 on franceinfo François Asselin, the president of the Confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises (CPME). Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday called on companies to use telework “wherever possible”, to continue to fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. Controls will be stepped up with companies, announced Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne, who regretted a significant drop in teleworking.

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“I took the initiative to write to all of our members to actually tell them, ‘listen, we must above all make sure to hold on to teleworking’, because it is in everyone’s interest to avoid re-containment “, announced Francois Asselin. “We must strengthen the remote support measures if possible, contact our staff representative bodies in our companies to see how we can better organize and monitor this teleworking”, he proposed.

“We must say to ourselves that we must still hold on to this telework effort.”

Francois Asselin

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François Asselin does not take a negative view of the strengthening of controls announced by the government: “This is an opportunity within companies to get together with our employees to see how to improve this rate of teleworking within companies”, he said.

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