Mistakes that could cost you your unemployment benefits in France

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Mistakes that could cost you your unemployment benefits in France

You cannot come to work anyone. Your boss has fired you, how could you possibly come back? The thing is that you were not expecting this punch. You have relocated to the other side of the world, given your best, and sacrificed hours of sleep. All for nothing. At this point, it is important not to let your emotions overcome you. Being laid off is not the worst thing in the world. It happens even to the best of people. Do you think that Steve Jobs was never fired? Of course, he was. Now that you do not have a job anymore, you have to collect unemployment benefits. You need an income to live on. Equally important is not to lose your unemployment benefits. A few simple mistakes can cost you your income. Avoid making these mistakes.

 

Not looking for a job

The situation of unemployed people is not bad in France. As a matter of fact, they are more than capable of making ends meet, even though they do not have a job. But you know this very well. You have dared to telephone allocations chomage 93 and now you enjoy unemployment benefits. If you of not want to be cut off of Pôle Emploi’s list, you have to actively search for work. Yes, in order to receive unemployment benefits, you have to seek employment. When you register with the unemployment line, you commit to finding a job in an active manner. What happens if you do not send out your resume is that you lose your social welfare. You should not lie about looking for work. Make efforts to find a job.

Refusing employment offers

You are not in the position to decline job offers. At least, this is what the Pôle Emploi says. Unemployed people cannot refuse more than 2 employment opportunities. Those who do so are sanctioned. Not only can you lose your unemployment benefits, but also you can be required to give back the money you received. When you are collecting unemployment benefits, you are not able to refuse job offers, especially if the offer is deemed as suitable employment. Whether you are offered a full-time job or a part-time one, accept it. At one point or another, you will have to do something.

Not keeping your information updated

This is one of the biggest mistakes that you can make. If you change your phone number or your address, you have to inform the Pôle Emploi right away. If the employment center does not know your new contact information, they will not send over the unemployment benefits. Updating your contact information can be realized in a couple of minutes. All you have to do is access your case and make the necessary changes. Pôle Employ offers online services too, so you do not even have to leave home. Do this and you will not have any problems.

Do not say that you have not been warn. Avoid making the aforementioned mistakes and you will be fine. Moe precisely, you will not lose your unemployment benefits.