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Short-term caregivers is not going to profit from the Covid premium promised by Emmanuel Macron

Short-term caregivers have simply suffered a deep injustice: they’ve been banned from the distinctive bonus system created for employees who’ve supported Covid-19 sufferers. That is, in essence, what the employers and unions within the short-term work sector denounce, in a "Joint letter" despatched, Wednesday July 29, to the Ministry of Solidarity and Well being. By way of this method – extraordinarily uncommon due to its unanimous nature – the social companions want to get hold of the abolition of a "Incomprehensible discrimination", synonym of "Contempt" for many who are victims.

The controversy pertains to a monetary gratuity, the precept of which was introduced on March 25 by Emmanuel Macron. Within the thoughts of the pinnacle of state, it was about making a gesture in direction of "Our caregivers who’re combating right this moment to save lots of lives". The mechanisms put in place, in a number of levels, present for the cost of a sum of as much as 1,500 euros, in private and non-private institutions.

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The destiny of the short-term employees started to garner consideration as early as June. A observe issued by the Grand-Est regional well being company indicated that this class of workforce "Was not affected by the system", experiences Isabelle Eynaud-Chevalier, basic supervisor of Prism’emploi – a company that brings collectively a number of hundred short-term employment firms. Explanations have been requested from the Ministry of Well being. With out success, in line with Mme Eynaud-Chevalier.

Lastly, the third amending finance invoice for 2020, definitively adopted by Parliament on July 23, "Translated this exclusion into authorized phrases", says the overall supervisor of Prism’emploi. "Such a measure contradicts a elementary precept, that of equal therapy, enshrined within the labor code, she provides. It's fairly horrible, symbolically, as a result of caregivers, no matter their standing, have all been lively. And the virus made no distinction. " The dangers of contamination have been certainly the identical for all workers, whether or not or not they’d their jobs.

" It’s unacceptable "

Employees left behind "Are misunderstood", says Laetitia Gomez, basic secretary of the CGT-Interim. "It's as if we instructed them that they’re underemployed, she continues. Despite the fact that they’ve been on deck just like the others, and in troublesome circumstances at occasions, protecting gear may very well be missing. It’s unacceptable. " President of the CFTC-Interim, Agnès Marchat denounces a provision "Discriminatory" : “That is why we rose up. We hope the state will reverse it. "

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