On the 29th of December 2015, the decree n°2015-1852 was published. This decree increases the employer contribution rate for illness from 12,80% to 12,84%.
The increase of the illness contribution is compensated by the decrease of the AT contribution.
This increase is compensated by a decreased of the work related accident contribution (called AT cotnribution). The average net rate for this contribution is now of 2,38%. In 2015 it was of 2,44%.
The employee contribution rate for illness remains 0,75%.
The illness contribution is based on the full salary and is part of the social contributions paid to the URSSAF.