In an interview at Sunday newspaperon October eight, the Minister of Labour, Olivier Dussopt, instructed that those that are unemployed and discover a much less well-paid job than the earlier one might proceed to obtain a part of their allowance, so as to promote the return to employment of seniors.
The low employment price of seniors is usually used as an argument towards the federal government’s pension reform, which plans to boost the starting age at 64 then 65 by 2031 to make sure the monetary stability of the scheme.
“Senior employment tradition”
For the minister, France’s poor outcomes in comparison with its neighbors will be defined partially as a result of “our financial system doesn’t have a tradition of employment for seniors”. He additionally factors the finger “gadgets which will be perceived as encouragement, for employers, to separate themselves from seniors, reminiscent of the utmost period of unemployment compensation, which, from the age of 55, will increase from 24 to 36 months”.
To advertise the return to work of the over 55s, “one of many avenues may very well be to permit a senior who accepts a much less well-paid job to maintain a part of his unemployment profit so as to compensate for the lack of earnings. We are able to work on it signifies Olivier Dussopt, who additionally needs promote phased retirement and mixed retirement employment”.
Create an expert senior employment index
“The creation of an expert employment index for seniors, based mostly on the mannequin for gender equality, shall be a part of the discussions” that the Minister, who’s main the pension reform and that of unemployment insurance coverage, may have with the social companions within the coming weeks. He additionally mentions “incentive mechanisms, for instance within the type of exemptions from social safety contributions” for corporations.
However for him, “one of the best ways to maintain seniors in employment is to enhance working situations and struggle towards the results of professional put on and tear”themes that may even be on the menu of consultations with unions and employers.
On the query of elevating the authorized age, which all of the unions oppose, “This shall be to be agreed, however we have to push again the typical age of departurehe insists, whereas contemplating introducing a evaluate clause, which generally is a means of taking a date sooner or later to take inventory”.