Lower French retirement age

This video says about itself:

19 October 2010

France is bracing for its sixth day of national strikes as president Nicholas Sarkozy vows to press ahead with plans to raise the retirement age.

Today: France‘s new Socialist government took on Europe’s bosses and bankers on Wednesday to lower the retirement age from 62 to 60 years old for certain workers: here.

This is the opposite of Thatcherite politicians, raising retirement ages everywhere to 67 years old or higher.

Nicolas Sarkozy’s home raided by French police. Detectives investigating alleged illegal campaign-financing by L’Oreal heir Liliane Bettencourt search Carla Bruni’s mansion: here.

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