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Pensions: Terminal announces that those who started working between the ages of 20 and 21 will be able to leave at 63


Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced to the Sunday newspaper of February 5 that people who started working between the ages of twenty and twenty-one will be able to retire at sixty-three, and not sixty-four, thus responding favorably to the request of the LR deputies.

” We hear “ the request of right-wing elected officials, she added, before the start of the debates before the National Assembly on Monday.

The voices of Republicans are essential to pass this reform. They have raised the stakes and have been pleading for several days to prevent “those who started working the earliest must contribute the longest”according to party chairman Eric Ciotti.

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A green light for their proposal on long careers “will allow us to win a very large majority in the LR group”he assured the Parisian.

“It is a measure that will cost between 600 million and one billion euros per year, and which will affect up to 30,000 people per year”emphasizes Thick headed. And “as we are carrying out this reform to ensure the balance of the system by 2030, we will have to find ways of financing”.

Currently, starting a career before 20 years of age can allow an early retirement of two years, and entering working life before 16 can give the right to early retirement of four years. The reform project provides that this system will be “adapted” : those who started before twenty years old can leave two years earlier, i.e. sixty-two years old; those who started before the age of eighteen will be able to leave at the age of sixty, etc.

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At another request from the LRs, also brought by the MoDem group, the Prime Minister did not ” no objection “ : it would be a question of doing “a mid-term review of the reform”in 2027.

This year, “there is a presidential election and legislative elections”what “is already a form of review clause”she notes.


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While two new days of mobilization are planned, on February 7 and 11, Mme Borne says he understands that the reform pushing back the legal age of departure from sixty-two to sixty-four “causes reactions, reluctance and concerns”.

“But our objective is to ensure the future of our pay-as-you-go pension system”she hammers, saying “regret that some, especially on the left, maintain misunderstandings”.

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In response to CFDT leader Laurent Berger, who accused her on Thursday evening of lacking” empathy “the tenant of Matignon affirms that “It’s hurtful, and it’s the opposite of who I am and what I wear”.

And if the reform does not finally pass? “I don’t make that assumption. I’m looking for the way”explains Thick headed.

The World with AFP