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The Department of Social Affairs and Health has completed its study into night-tie work. Although the results of consultation with various organisations have not been announced, a new law is planned taking into account the views expressed.
In addition to the Directorate of Labour, the Directorate of Legal Affairs, and the Office of Occupational Medicine, the Hotel Industry Association of Monaco, the Federation of Monaco Enterprises, the Union of Trade Unions of Monaco, the Federation of Employees’ Unions of Monaco, and the SBM were also consulted.
A bill of nearly 25 articles has been drafted, which the Department describes as a complete and coherent legal framework.
The proposed provisions include several significant advances for employees, while avoiding the complexity and burden that Monaco’s companies would have had difficulty taking into account.
Mr Didier Gamerdinger, Minister of Social Affairs and Health, said that the draft text is the result of the search for a fair and equitable balance.
A second person has died from Covid-19 in Monaco. Meanwhile, the Principality’s Minister of State has fully recovered from the virus.
Now more than ever, health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. On 7th April, we have an opportunity to thank the nurses and midwives of the Principality during World Health Day 2020.
Monaco’s support workers caring for the most vulnerable in the community are making heroic efforts to maintain vital ties to the elderly and disabled, whilst trying to remain safe themselves during the crisis.
The cost of schooling a child has risen by two percent in France over the last year. Rising prices of school supplies and other equipment required by the Ministry of Education are not the only cause. The list of things to buy has also lengthened since August 2015.
Throughout the year, parents are required to pay for school transport, canteen, insurance, and outings. According to the Confederation of Families (CSF), the cost of schooling increased mainly because of the number of items on the list given to parents. The CSF points out that it is difficult for a child to get by without a computer, which can cost about €600. Sportswear costs are also an issue.
Among parents interviewed by the confederation, 80 percent were already equipped with computers by 2015, and nearly 23 percent have invested in one for the 2016 school year. The confederation has asked for an increase in the annual tax allowance for education.