Senior waged employment: “We must prioritize light work systems”.
Bruno Mettling, president of Topics, an HR firm, gives some ideas for solving this haunting French question.
Why has the employment of older people, a chronic issue in France, become the symbol of an acute illness?
We will not solve the issue of pensions without dealing with the issue of the end of careers. Currently, we are living in a schizophrenia. On the one hand, the public authorities have decided to extend the length of working life; on the other hand, the public insurance systems agree to finance the last mile, and almost half of senior citizens are no longer in employment, but unemployed or disabled, when they retire…