Unemployment insurance: “It is necessary to go further”, said Olivier Dussopt
Among the avenues being considered by the Secretary of Labor is the question of the duration of the compensation or its decreasing nature.
“ When things are going well we tighten the rules and when things are going badly we relax them.“. Labor Minister Olivier Dussopt judges “necessary to go further‘ on the reform of unemployment insurance and outlines possible courses of action in an interview with the Parisian Posted on Tuesday 26th July. While the Executive has set a target of reaching full employment by 2027, meaning an unemployment rate of around 5% compared to the current 7.3%, Olivier Dussopt is making sure that this target is met.possiblethanks to the reforms of the RSA and unemployment insurance.
“There is an urgency: The unemployment insurance reform due to Covid-19, which was decided in 2019 and implemented in 2021, will be expanded in its rules. They expire on November 1, 2022asks the minister. This will be done by means of a legal text presented at the beginning of the school year, which will be the first item on the menu in Parliament after the return from the summer break from the beginning of October. The minister states that the government intends to extend these controversial rules.”so that this reform continues to develop its positive effects and thinks about the next stage“.”It is necessary to go further“, he continues.”Our compensation regulations must take into account the situation in the labor market, as does Canada, for example“, he explains, picking up on an election campaign commitment by Emmanuel Macron.
“We will be dedicating ourselves to this topic in the autumn.»
“We will address this issue with the social partners from the start of the school year.», adds Olivier Dussopt. “Traces can be opened, over the duration of the compensation and its decreasing nature. These parameters are discussed during the consultation‘ he emphasizes. Regarding the assessment of the transition to “a good situation” or a “degraded condition“, he judges that he “must be objective“. It will pass”either based on criteria such as B. a number of consecutive quarters of improvement in employment, or by a committee giving us an opinion“, the terms and conditions read “not stopped“.
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When asked about the change from Pôle emploi to France Travail, the minister dismissed a cosmetic name change and asserted, without going into detail, that this would lead to “simplify and better coordinate the actors (municipalities, private actors, etc.)“. As for the RSA, which the President said he wanted to assign on the condition that they spend 15 or 20 hours in a “effective activity that allows onset», Olivier Dussopt states that «The new terms and conditions will come into effect as soon as possible“. Finally, on pensions, he points out that the consultation “will begin after the September National Refoundation Council meeting“, guarantee of maintenance”the summer of 2023 as the horizon for the first effects of the reform to come into force“.
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