There reduction of working time It is a right provided for in the status of workersand as such it encompasses the possibility of being demanded in different situations and offers great advantagesboth among employees and employers.
This reduction consists, according to official regulations, of a “temporary reduction between 10% and 70% of the working day calculated on the basis of one daily, weekly, monthly or annual working day. During this time, overtime cannot be workedexcept in cases of force majeure.
How does the reduction in working hours take place?
The reduction can be between 10% and 70%, calculated on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis. This allows the day to be adapted flexibly to various circumstances. A notable aspect is the consideration of cProtected condition to reduce the working day by half an hour carried out by both parents for the care of an infant aged 9 to 12 months. This benefit extends to parents, adopters, guardians or permanent guardians, highlighting the importance of reconciling professional life and family responsibilities.
Conditions for reducing working hours
1. Flexible home: Reduction in working hours can begin between the ninth and twelfth months after the baby is born, providing flexibility to parents.
2. Fair duration: It is mandatory that the duration of the reduction be the same for both parents, thus promoting fairness and shared responsibility in childcare.
3. Daily format: The reduction must be daily, without the possibility of weekly accumulation, ensuring equitable distribution of protected time.
4. Multiple births: In the event of multiple births, each parent is entitled to a co-responsibility allowance for each child, taking into account the particularities of these situations.
Conditions for requesting a reduction in working hours
To begin with, it is necessary to be registered or in a similar situation on the register at the time of the causal event. In addition, there is a minimum contribution period this varies depending on the age of the workers:
- Under 21: No minimum duration required.
- Between 21 and 26 years old: Minimum 90 days of contributions over the last 7 years or 180 throughout professional life.
- Over 26 years old: Minimum 180 days of contributions over the last 7 years or 360 throughout your working life.