The unemployment benefits will be uprated by 0.4 % on 1 July, said the Unédic in a press release following a board of directors which was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This revaluation, which is the successor to a rise already limited to 0.7% in 2019, concerns 92 % of jobseekers compensated by the unemployment insurance July 1, 2020, or approximately 3 million people.
the Abstention of the unions
The increase in daily wages of the reference concerned only the persons to be compensated for more than 6 months, or about 2.4 million people. For approximately 470 000 recipients, only the revaluation of the fixed part applies. During the vote, the trade unions, which jointly manage Unédic with the employers ' organisations, abstained, because they were clamoring for more.Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 09:33