The “day of solidarity” reported 2.43 billion euros in 2014, but remains on Monday 25 May, nonworking for most French. Initially set Monday Pentecost that day for the benefit of senior citizens is organized “à la carte” since 2008.
Created by the Law of 30 June 2004 after the deadly heat wave of 2003, the “day of solidarity”, intended to empower the elderly and disabled, reported from 23.5 billion euros in total.
The Law establishes a day of unpaid extra work for employees and, in consideration of the added value thus created a “solidarity contribution autonomy” (CSA), equal to 0.3% of payroll, the responsibility of employers.
This is the National Solidarity Fund for Autonomy (CNSA) is responsible for managing any recipe.
Recruit staff, finance jobs, etc.
In 2014, 2.43 billion were collected by public and private employers. The CNSA redistributed 1.458 billion for the benefit of elderly and € 972 million for the benefit of disabled people, says the Fund.
Specifically, revenue and helped recruit personnel for retirement homes and specialized structures to finance hours of home help, to fund modernization or retirement home reconstruction or specialized institutes for disabled people or to improve the skills of support services home.
Also, since April 1, 2013, the CSA is extended to retirees with the entry into force of the “additional solidarity contribution for autonomy” (CASA).
This excise tax on retirement pensions, disability and early retirement, extends the solidarity effort to taxable retirees. She reported € 684 million in 2014.
“Adapting to the aging of society”
In 2015, all revenues CASA will be paid to the CNSA, says the Fund. They will finance expenditures under the future law “adaptation of society to the aging”, to which senators have given their approval in March, and investment aid plan in nursing homes for the elderly and disabled 100 million.
The bill “aging” is focused on home support for seniors losing their autonomy with a revaluation of the Custom Allocation autonomy (APA), which covers part of the home care expenditures of nearly 700,000 elderly.
The day of solidarity should earn 2.460 billion euros in 2015, the Caisse believes that figure remaining forecast.
If the necessary improvement in the management of addiction was broad consensus on the Monday of Pentecost has been quickly challenged him cause, employees and employers agreeing on alternative solutions.
7 out of 10 employees at home
In 2008, this Monday is back holiday.
Since then, this day of solidarity is organized by agreement within the undertaking or to a default branch agreement. In the absence of agreement, the decision is up to the employer, after consultation with the works council or staff representatives.
Some people opt for the removal of a day off or RTT, others sacrifice a Saturday or choose to allocate an additional 7 hours of work over the year. Companies make a gift to their employees. Those part-time are concerned, in proportion to their working time.
A study by Randstad Group, which surveyed twenty temporary work agencies, the activity drops to a few exceptions ( airports, shops …) by 70% on average on Monday Pentecost . Result: 7 out of 10 employees will stay at home this May 25
Today “offered” by the employees also continues to bristle at certain
The CFTC in particular that.. “All work deserves” and that the effort is distributed unfairly. That’s why she launched a strike slogan to “cover” all employees of private obliged to “work for free under the pretext of solidarity” on Pentecost or another day.
Not to mention addictive, Medef had meanwhile proposed in September to remove two of the eleven public holidays to create 100,000 jobs …