Delphine Batho on the economy, employment, pensions
The measures put forward by the French deputy Delphine Batho concerning the fields of the economy, employment, pensions during the primary of the ecologists which took place in September 2021 for the French presidential election of 2022.
The gigantic ecommerce warehouses that destroy farmland are not good for people and on top of that it destroys local commerce jobs.
By setting a clear course, we will mobilize all research and development to find solutions that allow us to have products that will last longer. Today we know very well that obsolescence is organized on a voluntary basis in a society of disposables, waste, plastic in the oceans, we must break with that. We have all the human intelligence and the knowledge to be able to do it.
A basic income is needed in order to guarantee everyone a minimum basic income. This income would result from the digital revolution and the changes it brings to work. We must think about a new system of organization and financing of social protection.
It is necessary that all the employees in the companies of passenger transport, delivery of food at home be hired as employees.
The unemployment insurance reform, which reduces the amount of benefits to the poorest employees by up to 40%, must be canceled.
Diesel relates to buried health problems, obscured in the past, to the decision to initiate fiscal convergence between gasoline and diesel, to social protest, to renunciation. We are heading for a collapse of the diesel market, after dieselgate. It is necessary to gradually organize an evolution, the employees are victims of the improvidence of the French state. We must organize the reduction of all industries dependent on fossil energy, secure incomes and professional transitions.
The phone canvassing that has people harassed over the phone in their homes to sell them is not good for society, or for people's lives.
We must keep the special regime for police officers and teachers who have a deferred salary through their retirement, which is normal in view of their service to the nation. We must avoid worsening the already scandalous inequalities between women's and men's pensions. The legal retirement age must remain fixed at 62 years. The universal points system is an injustice. The hardship account must be reinforced.
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