A few days after a first day of mobilization against the pension reform, the government’s project must enter the National Assembly next week to be debated by the deputies. Meanwhile, on Monday morning he presented himself to the Council of Ministers. At the end of this meeting, the Minister of Labor, Olivier Dussopt, spoke to the press to give the main measures of this project. In particular, he assured that the executive did not intend to reconsider the central idea of the reform, which is the postponement of the legal retirement age from 62 to 64 years.
The ex-minister in charge of Public Accounts has also assured that “ every time an amendment allows us to improve the text without renouncing the return to balance in 2030, or the fundamentals of the reform, we will obviously be open to it. “. Promises that must ensure dialogue in the coming weeks, although on the side of the unions, the most problematic element remains the decline in retirement.
During the presentation of the project, the Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne, had insisted on the employment of the elderly. Thus he had announced the establishment of a ” senior indexes that would change the behavior of companies. Therefore, it will have to publish the employment rates of the elderly in companies with more than 1,000 workers this year and in those with more than 300 in 2024. It says that this index would allow ” promote good practices and report bad ones “.
This Monday, Olivier Dussopt clarified that ” disrespect of this measure would entail financial sanctions. “ The senior index will be created by law and then we will have a consultation time to determine by decree the indicators and decreesshe said The goal is “ to see the evolution. What is known is that in the event of non-compliance with the objectives, there is an obligation to negotiate an agreement for the employment of older people for the company concerned. “.
Source : Le JDD