Parliament is preparing to finally pass the unemployment insurance reform. The deputies validated the text on Tuesday 15 November before the planned adoption in the Senate on Thursday. The two chambers reached an agreement last week during a Joint Joint Committee (CMP).
The government has finally accepted, as demanded by the right, that two refusals of CDI after a CDD or a temporary contract in the same position leads to the loss of unemployment benefits in the future. It will be up to the employer to inform Pôle emploi. In addition, the provision equating the abandonment of post with a resignation was introduced in the Assembly by amendments of the President’s majority and the elected Les Républicains.
The text from the Minister of Labour, Olivier Dussopt, also triggers the possibility to adapt by decree certain rules for unemployment insurance (such as the duration of the compensation) according to the situation on the labor market. Although the trade unions are unanimously against it, there is consultation with the social partners, and the government will give notice “withheld arbitration” on November 21 for an application of modulation at the beginning of 2023.
“Disposable vision for employees”
The assembly gave the green light by 210 votes to 140, despite opposition from the left and right. The text carries a “right-wing reform” WHO “will make the situation worse [des] unemployed in our country, according to communist Pierre Dharréville. The “rebellious” defended in vain a motion to reject this text, which, according to them, installs “a disposable vision for employees”while the Socialists announced a referral to the Constitutional Council.
Finally, according to deputies from the National Rally, with this bill, “punishment and guilt are the order of the day”.