The decree on unemployment insurance coverage reform is not going to be printed earlier than July 1 | EUROtoday

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Imbroglio across the reform of unemployment insurance coverage. The decree governing the controversial unemployment insurance coverage reform is not going to in the end be printed as deliberate earlier than 1er July, the Ministry of Labor advised Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Friday, whereas the weekend is marked by a interval of electoral reserve as a result of first spherical of legislative elections on Sunday.

“The decree will be taken in the very next few days to ensure that the unemployed continue to be compensated”, however “not Saturday-Sunday, that's for sure”, the ministry was assured, with out offering particulars on a precise date.

The present guidelines governing unemployment insurance coverage are legitimate till June 30. A brand new decree is important to increase them and keep away from a blackout within the operation of Unedic, the unemployment insurance coverage fund.

A authorized vacuum within the 1er July

The textual content anticipated from the federal government, the provisions of which have been submitted for overview to the Council of State, should first prolong the prevailing guidelines till November 30, then implement the unemployment insurance coverage reform determined by the manager as of November December.

From 1er July, “there is a legal vacuum, there is no longer a legal basis”, in line with a supply near the matter at AFP, who nonetheless provides that “the machine continues to run” to make sure the cost of allowances to jobseekers.

An issue may probably come up for workers whose employment contract is ending and who must register throughout the first days of July.

A contested reform

This controversial reform tightens entry to compensation for essentially the most precarious. The period of compensation can even be lowered, to fifteen months for unemployed folks underneath 57, in comparison with 18 months for these underneath 53 right this moment. You can even must have labored 8 months during the last 20 months to be compensated, in comparison with 6 months during the last 24 months at the moment.

For the federal government, the purpose of the reform, carried by Gabriel Attal and criticized by the unions, is to encourage the return to employment, to cut back the debt of unemployment insurance coverage (the debt of which quantities to 58 billion euros ) and higher finance the assist of job seekers by France Travail due to the surpluses that Unédic now generates, the Ministry of Labor explains.

READ ALSO Unemployment insurance coverage reform: what affect on seniors? But the way forward for this reform, which should be finalized quickly and whose new guidelines will apply from 1er December, is unsure relying on the result of the legislative elections. Indeed, Jordan Bardella has indicated that, if he turns into Prime Minister, the National Rally would eradicate the unemployment insurance coverage reform. The New Popular Front has additionally promised to repeal the textual content.