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Thomas Cazenave, Minister for Public Accounts, in Paris, February 10, 2024.

At Bercy, we wish to be secretive. The reductions in sources affecting employment insurance policies will finally be twice as vital as recommended by the primary indications delivered, Monday February 19, by the Minister for Public Accounts, Thomas Cazenave. This is without doubt one of the surprises provided by the credit score cancellation decree, printed Thursday in Official newspaperwhich specifies, merchandise by merchandise, the financial savings of 10 billion euros introduced by the chief.

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Regarding the Work and Employment mission, the minimize in spending reaches some 1.1 billion euros. On Monday, Mr. Cazenave solely disclosed a part of the quantity of the addition: 200 million euros much less for the private coaching account (CPF), 200 million euros subtracted from the allocations for the coaching facilities of apprentices (CFA) and 150 million euros withdrawn from the talents funding plan (PIC) – a program launched in 2018 to assist the unemployed and low-skilled younger individuals.

The distinction between the sums included within the decree (1.1 billion euros, subsequently) and people talked about on Monday by the Minister for Public Accounts (550 million euros) is because of the truth that the latter “gave some of the steps to be taken”, we clarify to these round us. It now belongs to Catherine Vautrin, the Minister of Labor, “to refine and document the remaining quantum”we add to Bercy.

Apart from the CPF, studying and PIC, what different gadgets might be topic to pruning? Requested, the workplace of Mme Vautrin indicated that he is not going to talk on the topic for the second. “What I understand is that the decisions have not yet been made”explains Stéphanie Rist, common rapporteur (Renaissance) of the Social Affairs Committee of the National Assembly.

“Disastrous consequences”

One factor appears sure: the Work and Employment mission is a kind of that’s most affected in absolute phrases. However, if we relate the canceled credit to its whole price range, the discount is of the order of 5%, which is decrease than in different sectors, corresponding to public improvement help (− 12.5%) or ecology and sustainable improvement (– 10.2%).

Several union and employer officers say they’re involved. The contribution imposed on the Ministry of Labor “is particularly heavy”, deplores Yvan Ricordeau, quantity two of the CFDT. Such an effort poses an issue of consistency with “the stated objective of full employment in 2027”he provides: at a time when the labor market “not in a good way”slicing credit dangers accentuating the difficulties.

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