“The priority is the recovery plan. Rushing this summer to renegotiate on this anxiety-provoking subject (pensions, editor’s note) is not a good idea.” At the microphone of Jean-Jacques Bourdin on RMC Thursday July 9, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, the president of Medef, did not go all the way to mark his opposition to a hasty resumption of talks on pension reform. A few hours later, he had the opportunity to say the same thing to the new Prime Minister, Jean Catex, during a meeting in Matignon. Sudden caution on the part of the Medef boss may be surprising.
Suspended since March because of the health crisis, the file which had provoked the rebellion of the unions and a large part of public opinion, returns, to everyone’s surprise, to the spotlight: “Refuse to talk about pensions when the balance of accounts, and therefore the safeguard of the current system is compromised, would be irresponsible, declared the new Prime Minister
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