Published on 03/03/2023 10:49
“From the moment when we have an active population that will be less numerous and that will force us to bear all the funding, I find it stupid,” said the president of the centers, E. Leclerc.
“I don’t recognize myself in this reform” of pensions, Michel-Edouard Leclerc assures this Friday on franceinfo, who “wish workers had a choice”. According to the president of the strategic committee of the centers E. Leclerc, “problem number one is that we are all less active.”
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The decision to increase the number of active participants, in his words: “Make robots pay when they replace a person, such as automatic checkouts.” If “we have a wider contributor base, that is, employees at work and those who replace them (cars), we won’t have this problem anymore,” said Leclerc’s team leader.
“From the moment we have an active population that will be less numerous and that will make it bear all the funding, I find it stupid,” insisted Michel-Édouard Leclerc. “This is a way of not forcing only the active to bear the cost of retirement of the next generation,” he explained. The idea of a “robot tax”, in particular, was proposed by Benoît Amon during the 2017 presidential campaign.