For the 3rd year in a row, FNARS has carried out a survey on the French minimum income scheme RSA with social workers in its network. The survey’s report highlights the difficulties of the RSA to reach the social inclusion objectives set.
What is more, its impact on access to employment remains weak, as the whole RSA process was built on the false assumption that unemployment is primarily voluntary(!). The report also shows that financial incentives cannot, alone, get people a job. It must go along with an adapted accompanying process. (Click here to read the full article in French).