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Future employment

Verified 10 October 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

End of future jobs

From 1to in january 2018, it is no longer possible to enter a future job. Existing contracts will be completed but cannot be renewed. The provisions below relate to ongoing future jobs.

Future employment is a contract to help young people who are particularly distant from work because of their lack of training or their geographical origin. It includes reciprocal commitments between the young person, the employer and the public authorities, which may enable the young person to be permanently integrated into working life.

General case

Terms

Future jobs are reserved for young people who meet the following cumulative conditions:

  • between 16 and 25 years of age,
  • be unemployed,
  • have a level of training below level IV of the official nomenclature (often called tray level),
  • experiencing great difficulties in entering the labor market,
  • total at least 6 months of job search in the last 12 months.

Please note

this period may be less than 6 months if its situation warrants it (background, training, local prospects of access to employment, qualification or particular social difficulties).

Access Priority

Among young people who meet the conditions, priority is given to those whose home is located:

  • in City Priority Area (QPC) ,
  • in rural revitalization area (RBA),
  • or in an overseas department, in Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélémy or Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

In an industry where the female or male sex is clearly over-represented, measures may give priority to those whose employment is part of a rebalancing.

Derogatory access

A young person who meets the following 2 criteria can benefit from a future job, even with a level of training equal to or higher than level IV of the official nomenclature:

  • reside in QPC, ZRR, an overseas department, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélémy or Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon,
  • and have had a job search period of at least 1 year in the last 18 months.
    This period may be less than 12 months if its situation warrants it (background, training, local prospects of access to employment, qualification or particular social difficulties).

Nature of contract

Future employment is a private law contract.

It shall be concluded for a fixed or indefinite period.

Where the contract is concluded for a fixed term, its duration shall be:

  • at least 1 year,
  • and up to 3 years, including renewals and extensions.

Working time

Working hours are:

  • at least at 5.30pm per week,
  • maximum at 35 hours per week.

The average effective duration is 33 hours per week.

For a period of up to 3 years (and on average for 2 years), the future job presents several peculiarities.

Accompaniment of the young employee

During his paid activity, the young person in future employment is followed by a local mission or a job reference.

The young person in future employment is also followed by a tutor chosen from among the employees or the managers of the employer structure.

Referee, tutor and youth meet regularly.

Training

The young person is placed in a position to carry out a training course enabling him to acquire professional skills.

At the end of the job in the future, this training course is completed by:

Mobility

If the contract is for a fixed-term period, the young person in future employment may break it on each of his birthday dates, by notifying his employer at least 2 weeks before.

Precarious allowance

The precariousness premium is not due at the end of the contract.

In case of disability

Terms

Future jobs are reserved for young people who meet the following cumulative conditions:

  • between 16 and 30 years of age if the young person is recognized disabled worker,
  • be unemployed,
  • have a level of training below level IV of the official nomenclature (often called tray level),
  • experiencing great difficulties in entering the labor market,
  • total at least 6 months of job search in the last 12 months.

Please note

this period may be less than 6 months if its situation warrants it (background, training, local prospects of access to employment, qualification or particular social difficulties).

Access Priority

Among young people who meet the conditions, priority is given to those whose home is located:

  • in City Priority Area (QPC) ,
  • in rural revitalization area (RBA),
  • or in an overseas department, in Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélémy or Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

In an industry where the female or male sex is clearly over-represented, measures may give priority to those whose employment is part of a rebalancing.

Derogatory access

A young person who meets the following 2 criteria can benefit from a future job, even with a level of training equal to or higher than level IV of the official nomenclature:

  • reside in QPC, ZRR, an overseas department, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélémy or Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon,
  • and have had a job search period of at least 1 year in the last 18 months.
    This period may be less than 12 months if its situation warrants it (background, training, local prospects of access to employment, qualification or particular social difficulties).

Nature of contract

Future employment is a private law contract.

It shall be concluded for a fixed or indefinite period.

Where the contract is concluded for a fixed term, its duration shall be:

  • at least 1 year,
  • and up to 3 years, including renewals and extensions.

Working time

Working hours are:

  • at least at 5.30pm per week,
  • maximum at 35 hours per week.

The average effective duration is 33 hours per week.

For a period of up to 3 years (and on average for 2 years), the future job presents several peculiarities.

Accompaniment of the young employee

During his paid activity, the young person in future employment is followed by a local mission or a job reference.

The young person in future employment is also followed by a tutor chosen from among the employees or the managers of the employer structure.

Referee, tutor and youth meet regularly.

Training

The young person is placed in a position to carry out a training course enabling him to acquire professional skills.

At the end of the job in the future, this training course is completed by:

Mobility

If the contract is for a fixed-term period, the young person in future employment may break it on each of his birthday dates, by notifying his employer at least 2 weeks before.

Precarious allowance

The precariousness premium is not due at the end of the contract.