The Senate also passed a measure to purchase vouchers or cheques, recreation to 400 € 6 million lower-income households, in their cultural and tourist activities.
The Senate voted in the night from Saturday to Sunday a bonus of hiring, particularly young people, broader than those defended by the government, and "vouchers" for low-income households that are usable in the sectors of tourism and recreation, severely affected by the crisis.
The first device, valued at 400 million euros, offers companies with less than 250 employees a bonus at hiring for any CDI or CDD of more than six months, in the amount of 4000 euros a maximum of two years. With a 50% increase for the hiring of young people under the age of 26 years leaving initial education, either 6000 euros. Except for the young, for whom there would be no cap on the benefit of such a bonus would be limited to the hiring of employees up to 1.6 SMIC.
Premium "too wide"
The minister of the public Accounts Olivier Dussopt has challenged a premium is "too broad", attributed to "any age" and called on the senators to "support the amendment" of the government on the employment of young people. Presented Sunday, this amendment was rejected by the Senate, the rapporteur-general Albéric de Montgolfier (LR) believing that the device adopted by the upper house in the night "fully satisfies the intent of the government".summer Offer : Take advantage of the special offer 2 months for 1€ I subscribe
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The government proposed a budget of one billion euros to take the "budgetary implications" of the announcement of the president of the Republic on July 14, "to put in place an exceptional scheme of reduction of the cost of the work, to the tune of 4000 euro per year for youth". The spokesperson for the group LREM in the Senate Julien Bargeton has defended "a significant gesture", which "reflects the response of the government in the face of the urgency of the economic and social situation.
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In the night from Saturday to Sunday, the Senate also voted out a measure to purchase vouchers or cheques, recreation to 400 € 6 million lower-income households, in their cultural activities and tourism, including hotel services, or in restoration. The Senate voted on this device 2.4 billion euros, against the advice of the government. "For households, we clearly preferred to affect the means we have in the financing of the activity and partial of the solidarity fund with the goal of preserving the jobs and skills of up to a maximum of French," responded the minister, Olivier Dussopt, opposed the amendment.