Income support

Income support  - 1.9 million people in France have received income support, known as the RSA, in 2018. Figures published have shown that the number of beneficiaries has risen slightly since 2017. The RSA (revenu de solidarité active) is intended to guarantee unemployed people, or workers who have a very low income, a minimum level of income, which is variable, according to the number of people in their household. It was implemented on 1st June 2009 by the French government.

 

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Lunchtime News Wednesday 21st April 2021

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has spoken to France’s Health Minister Olivier Véran about his intentions for the lifting of the restrictions in N... Lunchtime News Wednesday 21st April 2021 Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 21st April 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron has set mid-May for the reopening of the first terraces of bars and restaurants and cultural places, promising a stri... French and Riviera News Wednesday 21st April 2021 Read More

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Evening Update Tuesday 20 April 2021

The government has announced a priority list of twenty jobs where workers will qualify for vaccination from this Saturday. They include almost half a ... Evening Update Tuesday 20 April 2021 Read More

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Lunchtime News Tuesday 20th April 2021

France’s Minister of Health, Oivier Véran, has said he is in favour of the end of lockdown being carried out “region by region” in France. Veran adds ... Lunchtime News Tuesday 20th April 2021 Read More

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