Supplementary social protection: a step forward for the rights of representatives. SUD education brings new improvements

Dear ministers, Mr. Ministers, dear comrades from trade union organizations,

SUD Education, like SUD recherche and Solidaires Jeunesse & Sport, welcomes the conclusion of the agreement after long negotiations. The duration of the discussion made it possible to remove an important blockage: the question of forecasting, which is supported by all trade union organizations. In this sense, we welcome the quality of the inter-union work during the negotiations, which enabled a unified and strong presentation of demands to the staff service.

Delays related to negotiations on the one hand and procedural difficulties on the other will delay the implementation of the regime until early 2026. Our alliances will be vigilant to ensure that implementation is effective as soon as possible. In this regard, it is necessary, to the extent that the new regime is in fact already planned, that the flat rate of €15 allocated to staff be increased at the originally planned date to €30 per month.

It must be said that this signature was made in the context of the deterioration of benefits by health insurance. The announcements are lined up one after the other, until the latest Prime Minister from a few days ago.

So this phase of commonality with the universal call in the area of ​​MENJ/MESR is satisfactory, but it is only one phase. Our federations, together with the Solidaires union, are committed to mandatory and universal coverage that covers health costs and social care from the next market renewal. For us, this step shows that unified coverage for more than three million users is possible. Obviously, we must go further and move towards the return of full coverage by the contribution-funded arm of Social Security. The state will now have to pay almost 660 million euros per year just for the agents of our ministries. Therefore, they will have to assume that the withdrawal of social security will result in an increase in expenditures in the state budget.

It is appropriate to conclude by noting the points that will have to be the subject of quick negotiations within the monitoring committee:

  1. Limitation of child contributions, as soon as the regulatory framework allows;
  2. Improvement of income solidarity. There are mechanisms of intergenerational solidarity and family solidarity that we welcome, but it is inadmissible for high incomes to limit contributions.
  3. The first option is intended to integrate the entire basket of care, so that the additional lump sum paid by the employer is ensured for everyone.

Finally, the ministries have a special responsibility in terms of salaries for the tens of thousands of personnel (especially AED and AESH) who are forced to remain on additional solidarity health insurance. There is an urgent need to increase their salaries sufficiently so that these staff can integrate this new system like all other employees of the three ministries.

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