From Friday, July 1, unemployment insurance benefits will increase by 2.9%. Unedic announced this Thursday, June 30, that a boost of 2.9% will be given to beneficiaries who number 2.1 million.
"Over the last five years, this average revaluation was 0.5%. The unemployment insurance management body explained that Unedic's board took into consideration the economic context, including inflation, when making its decision. According to INSEE, June saw an increase of 5.8%.
The minimum allowance is now 30.42 euros per daily, up from 29.56 euros at the moment. 95% of job seekers who received compensation on July 1 are affected by the revaluation. Around 2.1 million people.
All beneficiaries affected by these parameters are subject to the revaluation starting on the first day. Benefit recipients who have received benefits for longer than six months are subject to an increase in their daily reference wages. Around 1.9 million people. Only the fixed portion revaluation applies to approximately 200,000 recipients.
Unedic confirmed its return to green in June after the Covid crisis. This year's surplus is expected at 2.5 billion euros.