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The government is working on an alternative scheme partial unemployment with consideration on the job

The government is working on the creation of an "alternative scheme" partial unemployment "to assist companies experiencing a sustained decline in activity, in consideration of the commitments, in particular to maintain employment," according to an amendment filed in the Senate. This amendment to the draft law relating to various provisions related to the health crisis, discussed on Tuesday in plenary in the Senate, "to authorize the government to provide, by ordinance, a new alternative scheme to the part-time workers in order to support companies undergoing a sustained decline in activity, potentially beyond the end of the year 2020".

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"indeed, in certain sectors of activity, businesses will be permanently affected by the crisis and the mechanism of activity is partial, provided to respond to an emergency situation, has not been designed for such support", says the government. The ministry of Labour did not want to give more details, stating that they would be made next week.

This amendment seems to meet a demand expressed by the social partners in the metallurgy, which have called for "a new device for the preservation of the industrial employment" to succeed at the end of the year the plan of exceptional activity partial. This plan, signed by the UIMM and the trade unions which are representative of the branch (except the CGT) suggests, "without that schedule, contractual, or conventional can be reduced by more than 40% (...), that the State and/or Unédic take(nt), supports the compensation paid to employees for hours or days not worked "according to the terms to define." In return, the companies "will ensure that these same employees continued employment during, at a minimum, its mobilization period and beyond if the economic situation of the company allows it", says the text.

Since the beginning of the crisis in march, the government has put in place a regime of exceptional short-time work to avoid redundancies. On Monday, the ministry of Labour has announced a first reduction of support by the State and Unédic, which will from the 1st of June of 100% to 85% of the compensation paid to the employee, with the exception of sectors subject to restrictions because of the health crisis, such as tourism or catering.

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The draft law under discussion in the Senate gives precisely the government's permission until the end of the year to amend the plan of activity is partial, and, in particular, to modulate that by sectors of activity.

The editorial team conseilleLe partial unemployment asked actually used to 70% according to a study5 commentairesMoiLillele 26/05/2020 at 17:17

Pffff....just to not that it goes in the stats of pole employment. Enough, however, to go into their database and create a category Z.

MARCO Real 26/05/2020 17:06

But how far will you go to the financial mismanagement, so that we no longer have the slightest fifrelin?! All this without doubt to be able to present themselves in a good position for the elections of 2022. It is demagogic and irresponsible. What part of the money advanced by the State will it ultimately expended in pure loss to support lame ducks, which, of all ways, will end up on the mat ?

BSY91le 26/05/2020 16:56

A good decision. It has so many workers who may have real financial difficulties.

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