France's national Assembly has approved the multi-billion dollar social package, with the the middle of-government the displeasure of the so-called yellow vests and other critics want to appease. After a more than 13-hour long and heated debate, the deputies voted by a large majority for the controversial reforms. Then on Friday, the Senate, the upper house of the French Parliament should be advised of the proposals.
New is, among other things, that Overtime from 2019 to neither social security contributions nor taxes must be paid. In addition, around 70 per cent of pensioners will be exempt in France from the increase of a controversial social levy. In addition, Employees should get minimum Wage per month is 100 Euro more.
From the point of view of the Opposition, the government creates the social package new injustices: for example, between the pensioners, some of whom are from facilitations with regard to social security taxes benefited, but not others. Have been criticised for the huge expenditure.More about
"yellow vests"crisis in French Cabinet decides to multi-billion dollar social package
The protest movement of the "yellow West" was demonstrated in mid-November against the reform policy of the government and of the President and Emmanuel Macron. In the case of the protests, there were repeated violent incidents. (dpa)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy