Elisabeth Borne announced on Tuesday the withdrawal of the controversial part of the decree on unemployment insurance announced on December 23, which was to reduce the duration of compensation by 40% if unemployment were to drop below 6%.
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We wanted to be transparent by displaying all the situations and the rules that would apply, including if the unemployment rate drops below 6%.
I hear that this point has perhaps not been sufficiently discussed, so we are going to withdraw it, this third level of the decree which will come into force on February 1, and we will put this subject back in the consultation on the future rules of unemployment insurance
, ”said the Prime Minister on Tuesday on Franceinfo.
In the office of the Minister of Labor Olivier Dussopt, it is specified that "
the principle of countercyclicality is now in the law published on December 21 and will therefore be one of the central elements of the future negotiation of the social partners on the subject of the rules of compensation from January 2024