Pension reform: are the French ready? – 20 hour diary

Work, but until when and under what conditions? Sarah feels ready to go up to 65 years old maximum. After several years as an employee in management, at the age of 29, she reconverted and resumed studying law. She agrees to extending the retirement age on condition that there is more aid for retraining. He has more than 30 years left to work. Being able to try several trades, for her, is the key to lasting. Caroline is a 48-year-old salesperson. She is not against working longer either. But you still have to find work after a certain age. She thinks she only has a few months left if she wants to change jobs or companies. “Either we change between 45 and 50, that’s fine. Afterwards, it’s screwed up. No one is interested in having old people. Already one, we have to pay dearly for them. People who hire fifty-year-olds have much less cost”, she expresses herself. Today, almost one in two French people is unemployed when he asks for his retirement pension. What about the arduous nature of certain jobs? Francis knows a lot about it, he was a sociologist of work for 47 years. “I have met people who said, from the age of 50, that they feel damaged. According to him, support is needed so that difficult jobs do not last a lifetime. A question arises , will the criteria that define hardship at work remain the same in the event of new reforms TF1 | Reportage J. Corbillon, J. Clouzeau