Faced with the Covid-19 crisis, the unemployed at the end of their rights will see his compensation was extended again until the end of MarchLabor Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Sunday. “Since November, we have expanded the rights of those who have reached the end of their rights and I confirm that we will extend these rights again until the end of March,” the Minister announced on BFM-TV.
Until then and after two extensions, these rights affected the unemployed who reached the end of their rights between October 30, the beginning of the second confinement, and February 28. Unédic estimated in early February that a one-month extension would affect some 120,000 additional people.
The organization had estimated the number of unemployed affected at 480,000 for the months of November, December, January and February. the exceptional extension of rights Unemployment insurance had already been adopted during the first delivery that lasted three months, from March 17 to May 10.