“The CFDT will mobilize” in the event of raising the legal retirement age to 64 or 65, warned the secretary general of the first French union, Laurent Berger, on Tuesday, January 3, when he left a meeting at Matignon.
“We come out determined not to let a reform pass which will first impact the most modest”underlined Laurent Berger, first received by Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne who meets this Tuesday and Wednesday the leaders of the trade unions and employers’ organizations on the pension reform.
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Determined to raise the legal age of departure by two or three years on the grounds of restoring the balance of pension schemes, Elisabeth Borne temporized again this Tuesday morning by affirming that the threshold of ” 65 years “ was not “a totem”.
But “The CFDT does not come out saying ‘we made the Prime Minister bend'”said Laurent Berger after his interview with her.
“Not had many clarifications”
“I say it here and I said it to the Prime Minister: if there is a postponement of the legal retirement age to 64 or 65, the CFDT will mobilize to challenge this reform”hammered in front of the press the number one of the central reformist.
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The cedist official also deplored not having “not had many clarifications” on other points of the reform, such as the employment of seniors, long careers, hardship and the minimum contributory.
Seeing the bilateral meetings with the social partners as a “last lap” before the presentation of the reform scheduled for January 10, Laurent Berger has already said ” determined “ to call “employees to mobilize” in the street, in conjunction with the other unions.