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Protest rally

Rnzi
Saturday, January 13, 2018

A RALLY has been called in French Polynesia against the proposed rise of the retirement age.

The move comes after the government unveiled its plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 next year while levying an additional 2 per cent salary deduction.

Several unions opposed to the change have asked its delegates to meet outside the Economic and Social Council in Papeete today.

They said this was a first step, with the public to be asked for action at a later date.

The reform also requires those seeking to have a full pension to contribute to social security for 38 years and not 35 as now.








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