What is an “entreprise d’insertion” (inclusion company) ?

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What you need to know about the “entreprise d’insertion”:

Definition: The “Entreprise d’Insertion” (EI) is an accredited enterprise that offers employment for a specific period of time to persons with particular professional and social difficulties. It is committed to support and train its employees as part of their professional and social integration. One distinguishes the “Enterprise d’Insertion” from the “Entreprise de Travail Temporaire d’Insertion” (ETTI – Integration Companies by Temporary Work). A single employee in insertion is sufficient to obtain the approval. [French Labor Code, article L5132-5].

The employee in insertion: The employee is approved by employment services (Pôle Emploi): young person under 26 years in great difficulty, beneficiary of social minima, long-term jobseeker, person supported by social assistance, etc.

The employee’s contract: The employee is recruited on a CDDI contract with a minimum duration of 4 months, which can be renewed twice over a period not exceeding 24 months – unless exceptionally extended to complete a training or For workers aged 50 and over who find it difficult to integrate. The minimum working week is 20h. The contract may be suspended in order to enable the employee to take an action contributing to his / her professional insertion or to carry out a probationary period with a view to recruitment on a permanent or fixed-term contract lasting at least 6 months in a company of the ordinary environment.

Legal status of the EI: The EI takes any desired legal form, it is subject to all the legal and tax provisions of the companies and must apply the market prices.

Agreement: The DIRECCTE examines the agreement file, following advice from the CDAIE (Departmental Council for Insertion through Economic Activity). The agreement is established for a maximum period of three years. It specifies the number of positions eligible for state aid, the rules governing the remuneration of employees, and the human resources used to supervise them. The EI is committed to providing an annual financial and social balance sheet.

State aid: The EI benefits from an aid for the insertion of an annual amount of € 10,000 per Full Time Equivalent (FTE), to compensate for over-supervision and the productivity differential. Proportioned according to the annual duration of occupation of the position by the employee, it is paid monthly by the Service and Payment Agency (ASP). She can not be cumulative with another help to the post.

Supervision: Supervision is carried out by permanent employees of the company, at the rate of 1 manager for 12 employees in FTE. The supervisory staff ensures the follow-up and social and professional accompaniment of the employees in insertion: assessment of skills, training and professional experience, social support (health, housing), advice for the search for work under the usual conditions of the market , Etc.

Interest for the entrepreneur: Integration companies are favored during public tenders: In 2008, the State undertook to ensure that 10% of current purchases by the State and public establishments in the sectors comprising At least 50% of the workforce is socially responsible purchases.

To find out more, the site of the Fédération des Entreprises d’Insertion: lesentreprisesprisesdinsertion.org