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the candidates’ proposals on salary increases



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the candidates’ proposals on salary increases

B.Gelot, H.Capelli, D.Breysse, B.Veran, P.Miette – France 2

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Friday, April 8, two days before the first round of the presidential election, the 13 Hours campaign returns to the proposals of the candidates concerning salaries.

Friday, April 8, with inflation and rising energy costs, purchasing power worries the French. To address these concerns, some presidential candidates are proposing to raise the minimum wage. This is currently at 1,269 euros net per month. Yannick Jadotan environmentalist candidate, wishes to increase it to 1,400 euros net per month. Philippe Poutou (Postcode) defends a minimum wage of 1,800 euros net and wishes to finance it by taxing the richest.

Valerie Pécresse (LR) plans to increase salaries of less than 2,800 euros net per month by 10% in five years. For his part, Emmanuel Macron (LREM) proposed the unfreezing of the index point for civil servants and the reduction of social security contributions. Marine Le Pen (RN) hopes that all people who receive up to three times the minimum wage can be increased by 10% and exempt from employer contributions.

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