Partial activity: what coverage for employees and employers until June 2021?

Partial activity: what coverage for employees and employers until June 2021?

What are the different rates of partial activity allowance set up? How long do they apply as of January 1, 2021? Find out more about the system in place:


[Updated on 04/02] Extension of the emergency measures relating to partial activity :

In accordance with decree no. 2021-88 of January 29, 2021, the reduction in the rate of the partial activity allowance from 70% of gross compensation to 60%, provided for by the decree of October 30, 2020, is again postponed.

It is now set for March 1, 2021.

The reduction in the partial activity allowance rate from 60% to 36% will also only take place on March 1, 2021.


> Partial activity: what changes on January 1, 2021: click here

> Partial activity of common law: click here

  • Rates maintained up to and including January 31
  • Rate revision effective February 1, 2021
  • Until January 31, 2021

> Protected areas: increased rate until March 31, 2021: click here

  • Until January 31, 2021
  • Between February 1 and March 31, 2021
  • Effective April 1, 2021

> Closed or restricted establishments: increased rate until June 30, 2021: click here

  • Until June 30, 2021
  • As of July 1, 2021

> The maximum duration of the partial activity authorization decreases on March 1, 2021: click here


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