Government reforms to unemployment benefit

Government reforms to unemployment benefit - As the French government tackles short-term work contracts and compensation for employee’s reforms are planned to be introduced this summer. New rules will be applicable concerning the calculation of unemployment benefits, which were announced on Tuesday by Prime Minister Philippe Edouard. Figures published have shown that the current system shows that half of beneficiaries receive less than 860 euros net per month. 45% are between 860 and 1 810 euros and only 5% of beneficiaries receive more than 1 810 euros net each month with the limit standing at 6,615 euros net monthly which concerns 0.05% of beneficiaries.

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Evening Update Tuesday 12 November

One person has been seriously injured in accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist on the A8 motorway ... Evening Update Tuesday 12 November Read More


Road accident

An accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist has paralysed the A8 motorway westbound just after the Antibes paytoll. ... Road accident Read More


Weather warning

Météo France has placed the Var region on a yellow weather alert due to strong winds forecast. The warning is in place from 7pm to 10pm this evening w... Weather warning Read More


Femicide in France

The daughter of the woman killed by her husband in northern France on Sunday, November 10th, has said she believes “that the authorities took too long... Femicide in France Read More


Paris Peace Forum

The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum opens today. Some thirty heads of state and governments will be present. French President Emmanuel Macron ... Paris Peace Forum Read More