Jean Auroux

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Jean Auroux is a French politician. He served as Minister of Labour from 1981 to 1983, under former President François Mitterrand.[1]

He started his career as a school teacher, and became the Mayor of Roanne.[1] In 2002, he was sued for corruption in his capacity as Mayor, but he was let go in 2011.[2]


  1. ^ a b Joseph P. Morray, Grand disillusion: François Mitterrand and the French left, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997, p.94 [1]
  2. ^ 'L'ancien ministre du Travail Jean Auroux (PS) coupable de prise illégale d'intérêt', in L'Express, 27/05/2011 [2]