Believing that this reform would not be the last for him, “the French must say to themselves that demography means that they will have to gradually make pension reforms, like what the Scandinavians are doing”. Taking the example of Sweden, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux said he was in favor of a system that would adjust according to life expectancy. “We, we proposed that at some point, once the reform is done, we have, like the Swedes, a system that adjusts according to life expectancy, because basically, it’s a balance to be found between time spent in retirement and working time”, he advanced.
For the union president, questioning the extension of life and determining “each time we gain a year of life expectancy, how do we distribute it”. “With a nuance, and I am speaking on behalf of the unions, it is that there is a gap depending on the professions, taken into account with what is called long careers or arduousness, but it is necessary also take into account life expectancy by profession”, nuanced Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux.