Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.12 - Regulation of the activities of providing health care, education, cultural services and other social services, excluding social security

11,250 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
6,750 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 July 2006
Employment effect (start)
31 July 2006
Foreseen end date
31 July 2009


The CEO of the National Sickness Insurance Fund (Caisse nationale d'assurance maladie, CNAM) has approved the draft of the 'convention of management', a framework agreement regulating relationships between CNAM and the State between 2006 and 2009. With the aim to reduce costs, CNAM aims to rationalise its activities and cut down employment. Between July 2006 and July 2009, 11,250 employees will leave the company through retirement (CNAM has 81,000 employees). In the same period, 6,750 people will be recruited by which all in all, 4,500 jobs (11,250-6,750) will be lost.


  • 18 July 2006: Le Parisien


Eurofound (2006), Caisse nationale d'assurance maladie (CNAM), Internal restructuring in France, factsheet number 63807, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63807.