Elisabeth Borne clarifies Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for RSA counterparties

This is one of the measures, a phrase in Macron’s program, which conditions RSA payments for 15-20 hours of activity to facilitate professional integration. Many associations have criticized the proposal, but Labor Minister Elizabeth Borne outlined it on Tuesday, March 22nd.

“There are a lot of counterparties, but we’re talking about a program that consists of a variety of activities, such as training and immersion in the company, to reconnect with the professional world and clarify the project. , Can be achieved. It is not a community service. “She explained in an interview published online every Tuesday Obs..

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“It is not a problem to impose community services on RSA recipients without payment, as suggested by Mrs. [Valérie] Pecres »Did she say?Republican candidates for presidential elections suggest beneficiaries give “15 hours of activity in society”..For candidate Macron projects, specify Mmyself Terminal, it’s “Participate in a workshop where you can make a personalized evaluation.”

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According to her “This allows us to identify and benefit from employment obstacles, such as health problems, or learn how to create a resume and present yourself in front of your employer. Or you can discover deals and fund professional training through your immersion in the company »..The Minister of Labor also said that Emmanuel Macron’s proposal was irrelevant. “People facing serious health and addiction problems, psychological problems, and childcare difficulties”..

Criticism of trade unions

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal also tried to explain RSA’s president-elect’s proposal in Europe 1 on Tuesday morning. “The purpose of this safety net is to help French people find a way to get back to work. Do you think it works today? Hmm, no. Sorry, it doesn’t.”He especially said.

“If you accept RSA beneficiaries seven years later, only one-third of them are employed. It’s good to have to upgrade your device. Do it by blaming RSA beneficiaries. Should I do it? The answer is no. Should I do it by supporting them more? Indeed, by asking them to be in a position to train and find a job in return for hours. “Insisted on the best friend of the President of the Republic.

Following the announcement of Mr Macron’s program, several unions have condemned such a reform philosophy regarding RSA. “This consists of saying that those who are unemployed, those who are benefiting from RSA, are doing so for the sake of joy.”Was particularly criticizing CGT Secretary-General Philippe Martinez. “We have to find a job for them that corresponds to their qualifications with a decent salary. There, people who are having difficulty in life, as if it were their fault. I blame it as if it were a personal choice.He continued.

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UNSA counterpart Laurent Escure is also on Twitter “Serious disagreement with Macron’s project”.. “The poorest must be supported, not suspected or punished. Training should be provided, not forced.He judged.

World with AFP