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Zurich-based Working-Poor families should receive support

more and more families are under pressure, because their work was badly paid, reasonable Birgit Tognella (SP) of the proposal. Children are increasingly at risk of poverty and many families would cases, through no fault of to social assistance. A third of social assistance recipients are now children. "It is a fact: In the rich Switzerland there is family poverty."

With supplementary services this is to be prevented. This is to raise the incomes of Working-Poor families to a level that exceeds the poverty threshold. At the same time, parents should be motivated with this Boon, a work - even if this brings little.

For the CVP, which supported the procedural request also, this is a aspect effect for the Future. Children whose parents are on social assistance, would later recipients, often, of social assistance, said the CVP speaker. The children will experience, however, is that the parents go to work, choose the later also tend to be this way.

municipalities pay

would have to be Paid the supplementary benefits from the municipality. This would not be charged, according to the initiators, in addition, because you would have to pay less social assistance. In other cantons, there are such systems already in place, such as in the Canton of Solothurn, where the family Supplement was introduced at the beginning of the year.

Against the advancing SVP, FDP, GLP agreed to. The SVP was of the opinion that the Argument of "cost neutrality" will not vote. Supplementary benefits for families would ruin the Canton of Finance. Had to pay for the middle class. Already had children voluntarily - in contrast to the Older, or disability, to be covered, therefore, by the state.

The FDP was of the opinion that families would already supports today. Who need help, get the. In addition, the family supplementary care system had been expanded in the past few years. The GLP was of the opinion that already today, millions would be redistributed, for example through a reduction in the Premium. Despite preliminary support: Whether you can look forward to Working Poor families are soon a Boon, is still more than questionable. In the Canton of Zurich, Parliamentary initiatives to be sunk in the second round in this house.

Created: 07.01.2019, 10:47 PM

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