If you are off work since the beginning of the confinement in order to be able to keep your children, you may not be over, as of may 1, compensated by the social security but you will rock in the system of partial unemployment. Who is affected by this measure ? How do I get it ?
More than 9 million people are in part-time unemployment since the beginning of the confinement. This figure will swell as soon as the 1st of may with the failover many parents off work for child care (and therefore reimbursed by the CPAM) to the system of partial unemployment.
This measure should help to avoid a loss of income of many employees from the month of may. In fact, after 30 days of sick leave, the compensation to employees who have a seniority less than 5 years of decreases, in principle, automatically, to reach 66% of the net salary. Up to April 30, these employees are compensated by their employer in addition to daily allowances of social security, to the tune of 90% of their salary, regardless of their seniority. This provision is retroactive and therefore applies to days of absence have occurred since march 12, ” says the press release of the ministry of Labour.
90% to 84% of net wages, except for persons earning the SMIC
By switching in the partial unemployment, the employee affected by a stop work for childcare or because they live with a vulnerable person) will receive 70% of their gross salary, or about 84% of their net salary. Note that the people paid usually at the minimum wage (SMIC will also continue to receive 100% of their compensation.
The salary will be paid on the dates as usual by the employer who will be reimbursed by the State. Failover from one device to another will in principle be automatic : no action needs to be performed by the employee.
As a reminder, off work for child care can be perceived in these terms :
– Be the parent of a child under 16 years of age
– Be able to telecommute
Only one of the two parents may take advantage of this device is also intended for employees living with a person who is regarded as fragile in the face of the sars coronavirus (with a long-term medical condition or pregnant for more than 6 months for example).
Independent, officials and contract agents always sick
This new measure of partial unemployment does not concern self-employed persons, civil servants and contract agents of public law. Those of these three categories that have already a stop job for child care will continue to be indemnified under the same conditions as today and to last until the end of the state of health emergency, said the release of the ministry of Labour.