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 19 March

A large demonstration was held by unions in Nice this morning to protest at the level of pensions and wages and the lack of purchasing power. ... Evening Update Tuesday 19 March Read More

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A study published today has shown that in 2019, cancer is expected to kill 1.41 million people in the European Union.... Cancer Read More

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Protest by prison staff

Following a breakdown in negotiations between the government and prison unions, on Monday, prison staff have announced they will be blocking the priso... Protest by prison staff Read More

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Road accident causes delays this morning on A8 motorway

An accident involving three vehicles has occurred on the A8 motorway causing long delays around Nice westbound. ... Road accident causes delays this morning on A8 motorway Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th March 2019

Due to national strike action today the region’s transport will be disrupted and some schools closed. Unions have called for strike action from both p... French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th March 2019 Read More

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