French Court backs ‘voluntary work for benefits’ idea

People on France’s most common welfare benefit, the revenue de solidarité active RSA, may be required by their department to do ‘voluntary’ work after a ruling by the country’s highest administrative court.

However, the Conseil d’Etat said only people with a ‘personalised’ contract with the department would be affected and the work must be designed to improve their chances of getting a job while not hindering them from looking for work.

The ruling came after Haut-Rhin department decided in 2016 that anyone ...

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