Unemployment insurance : reform attacked from all sides

Already strained relations between the government and the social partners are fueling a little more. Ultracontroversée, the reform of the unemployment insurance

Unemployment insurance : reform attacked from all sides

Already strained relations between the government and the social partners are fueling a little more. Ultracontroversée, the reform of the unemployment insurance program presented Tuesday by Edward Philip and Muriel Pénicaud unhappy all the world, in particular on the side of the unions. Even the plants the more the reformists reacted with astonishing violence, in this revision of the rules of compensation, which aims to achieve close to 3.5 billion euros of savings by the end of 2021 - so in two years - to reduce the debt of the regime, which frôlera 38 billion at the end of 2020. And this by reducing the rights of the unemployed.

"The government is doing to pay the system of social protection (...) the failures are cumulative of the economic policies on employment and unemployment"

Yves Veyrier, FO

The boss of the CFDT, Laurent Berger, protested against a reform "deeply unfair", which will be "archi-losing" for all of the unemployed and that does not "responsible in part" business. The trade union reform has also called for a rally on June 25th to "contest the content and the consequences of this reform unfair". Even the sound of a bell ...

Updated Date: 20 June 2019, 00:00

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