Uber, social security, RSI: the eco recap of the day

THE ECO SCAN – Didn’t you have time to look at the economic news on Monday? Le Figaro summarizes the main topics of the day for you.

• Uber is launching in three new French cities

According to proprietary information from Figaro, the Californian company launched on Monday its Uberpop service, the most controversial, to attack three new cities in France: Marseille, Nantes and Strasbourg.

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• The Social Security deficit will finally be reduced

It is expected to reach 13 billion euros, an improvement of 400 million euros compared to the budget. The health insurance branch, on the other hand, remains on a “worrying” trend, widening more than expected.

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• The dysfunctions of the RSI worries the government

The Social Regime for Independents, which provides social protection for 6 million French people, has experienced very significant dysfunctions since its creation in 2008. Two PS deputies on Monday submitted Manuel Valls a report containing around thirty reform proposals.

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But also

The public company, which benefits from a specific tax regime despite its profits, could as of next year pay taxes and dividends to the State. An option that worries the Syndicat des transports d’Île-de-France and the CGT.

While an amendment carried by the Republican senator Gérard César wants to question the Évin law, Marisol Touraine protests against any “unraveling” of this text adopted 25 years ago.

. The Franco-British company announced yesterday that it had chosen the offer from the Danish group DFDS for the sale of two of its ships. The latter assured that he would keep part of the personnel of the Scop SeaFrance.

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The “cocorico” of the day :. Mohed Altrad, boss of the Altrad scaffolding group, and president of the Montpellier rugby club, received the prize awarded by the EY firm, a first for a Frenchman.

The quack of the day :. An association has a petition signed to protest against the abolition of the exemption from this tourist tax for disabled people, voted in the framework of the finance law last December.

Man of the day:. The Playmobil mourns the disappearance of their patriarch, who died last week. Thanks to plastic toys, which celebrated their 40th birthday last year, his company has become Germany’s leading toy manufacturer, ahead of Ravensburger.

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