Unemployment insurance: Towards adjusting the rules according to the economic situation

Unemployment insurance: Towards adjusting the rules according to the economic situation

CEO says he wants “go further” About the shift in unemployment insurance but where exactly? On Friday July 22, Olivier Dusupet gave the beginning of an answer, without removing all the unknowns. During a trip to Nice devoted to “Recruitment tension”The Minister of Labor confirmed that the compensation system for job seekers will develop soon, by providing some details about an announcement made on July 14 by Emmanuel Macron.

Mr. Dusopt mentioned a paradox that fuels the growing discontent among employers: on the one hand, job offers that do not find recipients; On the other hand, the unemployment rate is relatively high, at 7.3%. this is “unacceptable”The minister said on Friday. That is why he intends to run several “cranes”Including the device that allows the unemployed to obtain an allowance.

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Mr Dusopt said the existing rules implemented under the previous legislation, which had the effect of tightening compensation terms and which were due to expire on October 31, will be extended, adding: “We’re even going [les] To promote. ┬╗ He cited the example of Canada where provisions are stricter when the job market is good “And more protection when there are economic difficulties”. His comments follow a promise made by Mr Macron.

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Lack of understanding and anger of the unions

In Matignon, it was determinedThere will be a text in September for the extension. applicable measures. In parallel it will be launched “Governance Consulting” For the system, that is, the role of both the social partners and the state. then another “consultation” will start from “New Compensation Rules in the Governance Framework to Be Determined”.

Such an approach satisfies Fran├žois Aslin, president of the Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, because it corresponds to an idea advocated by his organization. On the other hand, unions oscillate between incomprehension and anger. Cyril Chabanier, the chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, says he was surprised that Mr Dussupt had expressed his intention to assess the impact of the measures introduced under Mr Macron’s first five-year term, which could indicate that there will be no change. As long as the results of this effect study are not known.

The Confederate Secretary of the FO, Michel Bogas considers the government’s initiative “It goes back to trampling on the procedure outlined in the texts as it is up to the social partners to negotiate the parameters of the scheme, under a guidance document sent by Matignon”. “It is as if the incumbent power was trying to reduce the role of unions and employers in running the system, even more so”he regrets.

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