He’s not going to Davos due to pressures on his home front.
The ‘official’ retirement age in France is 62; actual retirement age varies widely across a complex system of 42 pension regimes, mostly tailored to match specific professions.
Train drivers can retire at 52, public utility workers at 57, and national ballet dancers at 42, just to illustrate some stark differences. President Emmanuel Macron wants to untangle that labyrinthine system and standardize all the different public and private pension schemes into one state-managed plan.
No wonder he’s unpopular!
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