Pensions: the reform could bring 18 billion euros by 2030, the government ignores the additional costs
The pension reform could bring €17.7 billion to pension funds by 2030 and could create 100,000 jobs by 2025, according to Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire. On the other hand, the government has ignored the additional costs generated by the shift in the retirement age from 62 to 64 (unemployment insurance, social minimums, disability pensions). Many French people do not go straight from work to retirement. Between a third and half of people are no longer employed when they pay off their pension entitlements, according to the health ministry’s statistics department.
Pension reform: the 7 reasons that led the government to opt for age 64
After a sequence of several months that combined consultations, procrastination and surprise postponement of the announcement, Elisabeth Borne presented the pension reform project on Tuesday. The Prime Minister confirmed that he had opted for a gradual increase in the statutory retirement age in the private sector from 62 to 64 by 2030. The arbitration, which was widely leaked in recent days, brings together various political advantages, social and financial. A choice deciphered in seven points by La Tribune.
After Camaïeu, new large liquidation in sight in France: Place du Marché (ex Toupargel), 1,600 employees
The commercial court of Lyon is expected to rule on Wednesday on the liquidation of the company The food home delivery company Place du Marché (formerly Toupargel), which has 1,600 employees. Extending the offer beyond frozen food was not enough to attract an elderly clientele who ordered deliveries by telephone. The liquidation, if confirmed, will lead to one of the most important social plans in recent months, following the liquidation of the textile brand Camaïeu in September (2,100 employees) and the 1,200 layoffs (out of 2,300) announced at the end of December at Scopelec, a group specializing in communication.
Vinci wins gold contract to develop offshore wind energy in the North Sea
Vinci has been awarded, through its subsidiary Cobra IS, a new offshore wind energy contract, worth over 4 billion euros, to design, build and install two offshore wind energy conversion platforms in the North Sea, at the off Germany. The customer is the German company Amprion Offshore, one of the four operators of the electricity transmission system. This project is part of Germany’s energy transition plan, which includes the construction of a major off-shore wind power generation grid.
Renewable energies: adopted the bill, the sector rejoices without letting its guard down
The National Assembly adopted the bill dedicated to renewable energies in first reading on Tuesday, with the support of socialist deputies. Deputies and senators will try to agree on a compromise text on January 24, with a view to definitive adoption. The sector is satisfied but does not let its guard down.
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