The Minister of Labor announced Monday, February 15, 2021, that the aid of 900 euros per month allocated to 400,000 precarious workers would be extended by three additional months.
Aid of 900 euros for precarious workers extended until May
The Minister of Labor, Élisabeth Borne confirmed on Monday February 15, 2021, that the aid aimed at guaranteeing 400,000 precarious workers a monthly income of 900 euros would be extended for another three months, that is to say until May 2021. This aid, allocated to 400,000 people, targets workers who were able to work 60% of annual working time in 2019 through fixed-term or temporary contracts but who, due to the health crisis, were not able to work enough in 2020. and in fact recharge their rights to unemployment insurance.
The aid was put in place in November 2020 and was to cover the months of November to February 2021, but faced with the persistence of the Covid-19 virus and the country’s health instability, the government decided to extend this aid. until the end of May 2021.
Aid that has benefited 165,000 young people under 30
The Ministry of Labor recalled that the aid put in place in November 2020 had benefited 400,000 people, of which 41.3% were young people. “ More than 400,000 people have already benefited from it for the months of November and December, including 165,000 young people under 30 “.
The first payments of this assistance were made on February 5, 2021 for the months of November and December 2020, for the month of January, the exceptional assistance premium will be paid from February 21 and until February 24. 2021. The payment for the month of February will take place at the end of March and that of May in June 2021.