Tag Archives: Pensions

#Stop67 — Reduce the pension age to 65 now!

By Matt Waine  One of the issues which emerged in the course of the general election was the implementation of a previously agreed increase in the age at which workers could draw the state pension. Such was the outcry, the government were forced into a partial retreat, saying the year increase would be compensated by social welfare payments. Despite many ...

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France: Massive support for general strike against pension ‘reform’

By Simon D. LSP/PSL (our sister organisation in Belgium) According to an IFOP survey, 64% of French people believe that the general strike of Thursday 5 December is justified. President Macron’s pension reform is going badly. The list of sectors calling for a strike has grown steadily (railway workers at SNCF, transport workers at RATP, air traffic controllers, transport, energy ...

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