Valérie Pécresse launches a “Young working income”

This income of 500 to 670 euros per month is conditional on free training for unemployed 18-25 year olds. Valérie Pécresse promises 45,000 training courses for young people with “new hires”.

The RJA? Faced with youth unemployment, the president of the Île-de-France region is launching her young active income. The principle ? “a young person, a training, a job“Chanted Valérie Pécresse during the program Le Grand Jury, Le Figaro, LCI, RTL, broadcast on Sunday February 28.

In Île-de-France, “I have six sectors that recruit massively: digital, security, agrifood, industry, health and social, building and construction», She detailed. According to her, these sectors are providers of “dozens of trainings” and of “hundreds of jobs»For young people, without employment or training.

This young working income is “4000 euros for 6 months of training in jobs which recruit: the young person who engages in these training courses not only will be paid but in addition is sure to find a job upon leaving (…)», Summarized the president of the Île-de-France region. “We are going to open 45,000 training courses in these professions with direct hiring.», She promises.

A net income of 500 to 670 euros per month

«By registering for one of the free and qualifying training courses in the regional catalog“, Vocational training trainees will receive”a net income of 500 to 670 euros per month, for any training followed lasting at least four months», explains the region on its website. The variable part, a bonus of up to 1,000 euros, will be awarded if the training belongs to one of the sectors in tension.

The measure will cost the region 270 million euros, his entourage told AFP.

Regional aid to finance driving licenses

Valérie Pécresse is thus opposed to the establishment of a young RSA during the crisis, demanded by several left-wing personalities including the PS mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo. “I am totally against locking up young people between the ages of 18 and 25 in the assistantship“Said the former spokesperson for the government of François Fillon under the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy.

She also announced the generalization of regional aid of 1,300 euros to finance the driving license, a potential obstacle to hiring, young Ile-de-France residents in professional integration. A measure that potentially concerns 60,000 people, according to the president of the region.


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