Eurofound's EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.
Factsheet for measure FR-2022-18/2388 – measures in France
|Country||France , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 29 April 2022|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Active labour market policies (enhancing employability, training, subsidised job creation, etc.)
|Author||Frédéric Turlan (IRshare) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||20 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)|
An order of 19 April updates and completes the lists of unemployed persons benefiting from the recognition of the quality of disabled worker, who are entitled to disability compensation aid when they are hired by an adapted company (which mainly employs disabled workers and receives public aid for this). The list is open to Ukrainian refugees benefiting from temporary protection within the meaning of Directive 2001/55/EC.
Recruited directly by adapted companies (which mainly employ disabled people and management staff) or proposed by the public employment service, people benefiting from the status of statutory refugees, subsidiary protection, temporary protection or asylum seekers are now eligible for this aid.
Adapted enterprises (are companies in the ordinary environment which enable disabled people to carry out a professional activity in an environment adapted to their possibilities so that they can obtain or keep a job (see our data sheet).
The annual financial aid allocated to adapted companies, for a full-time job, is * €16 084 for workers under 50 years of age * €16,293 for workers aged between 50 and 55 * €16,711 for workers aged 56 and over.
||Does not apply to citizens|
Public employment service
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Direct consultation outside a formal body||Direct consultation outside a formal body|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No specific involvement.
No information found.
Eurofound (2022), Disability compensation grants extended to Ukrainian refugees, measure FR-2022-18/2388 (measures in France), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/FR-2022-18_2388.html
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