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Retirees demonstrate for a better standard of living this Thursday in Paris

2021-12-02T08:12:17.765Z

In view of inflation, the revaluation of basic pensions of 1.1% in 2022 is considered too low. From all over France, retirees will demonstrate in the capital this Thursday. Called by nine trade unions, including the CGT and the CFTC, they demand an increase in pensions and pensions (basic and additional). The procession will leave from Place Denfert-Rochereau at 1:30 p.m. in the direction of Les Invalides. In 2022, the revaluation of basic pensions will reach 1.1%, insufficient according to



From all over France, retirees will demonstrate in the capital this Thursday.

Called by nine trade unions, including the CGT and the CFTC, they demand an increase in pensions and pensions (basic and additional).

The procession will leave from Place Denfert-Rochereau at 1:30 p.m. in the direction of Les Invalides.

In 2022, the revaluation of basic pensions will reach 1.1%, insufficient according to them compared to the increase in prices.

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"

Even [retirees] who managed to get by before often find themselves today with two generations still dependent: their children who are not yet financially independent and their dependent elderly parents

", deplores the secretary of the UFR CGT retirees Marc Bastide.

On

France Info

this morning, the latter asked "

300 euros immediately

".

"

In one year, prices have increased by 1.9% while basic pensions have increased by only 0.4% and additional 1%

", denounces the CGT.

In November, consumer prices rose 2.8% over one year in France, up 0.2 points from the previous month.

Across the Rhine, inflation climbed to 5.2% in November;

in Spain at 5.6%.

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The nine trade unions will also march for "

the defense and improvement of our social security in terms of health and retirement

", "

the development of local public services

" as well as "

the defense of individual and collective freedoms

".

In short, they demand a “

different distribution of wealth

”.

Source: lefigaro

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