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The deputies spoke out in committee on Wednesday in opposition to the reform of unemployment insurance coverage needed by the federal government and permitted a symbolic textual content from the impartial group Libertés, independents, abroad and territories (LIOT).

Adopted in committee 4 days earlier than the European elections, the LIOT group's mission proposes specifically to incorporate in regulation eighteen months of compensation for the unemployed. It acquired the votes of the left and the National Rally (RN), who thus expressed their opposition to the brand new reform launched by the chief.

From 1er December, the federal government needs to extend the length of compensation from eighteen to fifteen months and alter the foundations, requiring eight months labored during the last twenty, in comparison with six during the last twenty-four months presently. The govt doesn’t want a legislative textual content to hold out its reform, strongly opposed by the primary unions: CFDT, CGT, FO, CFE-CGC and CFTC.

In response, the LIOT group launched a symbolic initiative to display that the Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, doesn’t have a majority within the National Assembly to have the textual content adopted. MP (LIOT) Martine Froger welcomed the “strong signal” what his invoice represents.

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a “political and media coup”

On the left, the “rebellious” Louis Boyard judged “abject” of “make the unemployed more precarious”when the socialist Boris Vallaud accused the federal government of “build a society of poor workers and drudges”. On the far proper, Emmanuel Taché de la Pagerie (RN) denounced the “social breakdown”, “raised as a golden calf”.

In the bulk, the Macronist Marc Ferracci criticized the LIOT group for eager to return “on almost all unemployment insurance reforms”Who “have contributed to the creation of more than 2 million jobs since 2017”he stated.

The LIOT group needs “maintain the status quo at all costs”for his half, affirmed Nicolas Turquois (MoDem), after a “political and media coup” comparable in opposition to the pension reform in 2023. The deputy Didier Martin (Renaissance) additionally joked about this “new revolutionary group in the National Assembly”whereas the LIOT group brings collectively former socialists, abroad and Corsican elected officers in addition to personalities like Charles de Courson, from the middle proper.

The destiny of the textual content throughout the session, on Thursday June 13, throughout a day reserved for proposals from the LIOT group, will rely specifically on the place of the Les Républicains deputies and their mobilization within the hemicycle. His legislative future stays, no matter occurs, very unsure within the Senate.

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