As promised by the government, the bonus to employees of the home must be funded by the … departments. And these are not all in agreement on the line to adopt.
Although the recognition was not immediate, the employees specialized in the aid to home-the medico-social sector have been recognized, for the containment, as a part of these first lines mobilized in the service of others.
As early as mid-April, the prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, was thus his desire to see these employees the benefit ofa ” premium Covid-19 “. If the sector welcomed this recognition, this euphoria did not last long, because at the beginning of the month of may, the government detailed the terms of payment of this award.
Departments encouraged to fund a premium promised by the State
In contrast to the nursing staff that reports to Social Security, the workers home-the medico-social sector is the responsibility of the departments. The government has therefore decided to transfer the payment and the funding of this bonus to the local governments.
On the other hand, the premium will eventually, that the employees of a Service of help and support at home (SAAD), thus excluding ipso facto the 200,000 workers, directly employed by the elderly in particular.
The disappointment is great among the workers, all the more that the departments have not all adopted the same line. If the Meurthe and Moselle has decided the payment of a bonus of 1.500 €, the department of Vienna shall not pay more than 200 €, the Puy-de-Dome 1000 €, … Certain departments like the deux Sevres have not yet taken a decision, others, such as the Correze, do not want to pay a premium, which should, according to them, to be supported by the State. Other finally, the Gironde in the head, ” reduce the premium and give priority to an increase in longer-term of theAllocation personnalisée autonomy (APA).