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Money: Pension reform: "We have no choice", judge Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux (Medef)

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Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux estime qu'il est temps de faire la réforme des retraites © Eric Piermont / AFP Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux considers that it is time to make the pension reform for Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, "we have no choice", we must back down the retirement age. The president of MEDEF estimates in an interview with the Sunday Journal that with an age of departure at 65, "the reform will be paradoxically more united". Explanations.

While many actors, politicians as union, call to wait to launch the pension reform - for fear in particular of a social conflagration, the Medef and its president Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux have a clear message: "We can no longer afford to wait." In the columns of the Sunday Journal, this December 18, the boss of the bosses judges the reform essential, despite the inflationary period.

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"Whether presented in December or January no matter. At one point, it is in politics, elected on a program, to decide," he says. A tackle barely hidden in the government which shifted the announcement of the reform on January 10 .

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"We have no choice, the demography being what it is", launches the boss. For him, the calculation is simple: there are fewer and fewer assets per retirees, and the assets can therefore no longer finance the pensions of their elders. He estimates that the deficit could be between 20 and 32 billion in 2030. "We are the country where we go the earliest and where we stay for retirement," said Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, faithful to the line of its organization for years.

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"Do not make the reform is to back up to better jump"

but what about the economic situation, where the French are already worried about their living conditions and their purchasing power? Isn't there a risk of social embrace? "In terms of pensions, it is never the right time," sweeps away from the Medef's boss. He adds: "Do not make the reform is to go back to jump better. And the obstacle will be even more painful to overcome later."

For Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, "this reform, like the others, will probably lead to strikes in public enterprises and union bastions, which are often the least concerned". In short, for the former vice-president of the supervisory board of PSA Peugeot Citroën, the government must not yield.

"At 65, paradoxically, the reform will be more united"

The president of MEDEF recognizes, however, that companies will have to make efforts to recruit seniors. But is opposed to any coercive measure and slides: "Racking the starting age will play mechanically on their level of hiring, we could observe it during the passage from 60 to 62 years."

As for the age of departure, at the center of the debates, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux seems to be committed for 65 years: "The choice must be made between 65 years and more compensation measures, especially for those who started early, or 64 and less measures. [...] at 65, paradoxically, the reform will be more united ". Not sure that union forces will appreciate.

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