Four billion euros. It’s the cost of short-time working for public finances, announced the Minister of Economy in It’s your turn to speak on France 2, Thursday evening.
Bruno Le Maire was the third member of the government interviewed by Léa Salamé and Thomas Sotto after
Minister of Health Olivier Véran and Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner.
Rather in the evening, Muriel Pénicaud, the Minister of Labor had tweeted that since the beginning of the crisis, “it is 150,000 companies and 1.6 million employees who are protected”. In 24 hours, this figure is up 50% for companies and 30% for employees, she said.
Partial unemployment: tonight is
➡️ 150,000 companies and 1.6 million employees who are protected.
➡️ + 50% of companies and + 30% of employees in 24 hours.
We protect jobs, employees and skills.
– Muriel Pénicaud (@murielpenicaud) March 26, 2020
The Minister of Economy assured him that “partial unemployment will be paid until the end of confinement and until the end of the state of health emergency. “He also announced that” all those who are paid by contract in the form of employment service checks have the right to partial unemployment. We just opened it [ce dispositif] “
Another confirmation from Bruno Le Maire, the unemployed at the end of their rights will see their compensation postponed “until the end of the year”.