Jean Auroux is a French politician. He served as Minister of Labour from 1981 to 1983, under former President François Mitterrand.
He started his career as a school teacher, and became the Mayor of Roanne. In 2002, he was sued for corruption in his capacity as Mayor, but he was let go in 2011.
- ^ a b Joseph P. Morray, Grand disillusion: François Mitterrand and the French left, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997, p.94 
- ^ 'L'ancien ministre du Travail Jean Auroux (PS) coupable de prise illégale d'intérêt', in L'Express, 27/05/2011