The plans of the right to erode the power of the unions

Juppé, Fillon, Cope, Sarkozy, Le Maire, NKM… All the candidates for the primary – apart from Poisson – are proposing a profound and unprecedented reform of paritarism.

All the candidates for the primary of the right and the center propose, in their presidential program, to drastically review the place of, and first of all, in the economy. A real revolution, whether on unemployment insurance – which Nicolas Sarkozy and Bruno Le Maire plan to renationalize to better establish the degression of benefits – or on company agreements – that François Fillon and Alain Juppé want to promote alongside employee referendums.

For all the candidates for the presidential office, the central trade unions are today much too politicized and have become, over time, “blockers of reform”. Starting with the and which multiplied in the spring the calls for strike and mobilization against one which had however lost its ambition enormously since its initial presentation in February.

THE 5 MEASURES COMMON TO CANDIDATES AT PRIMARY LAW AND CENTER

• Unedic

Make unemployment benefits decreasing over time, after 6 months for Bruno Le Maire or one year for Nicolas Sarkozy and Alain Juppé

• Organisation

Simplify the multiple layers of representation in the company, in particular by moving towards the single delegation of staff

• Democracy

Develop company referendums, to ask employees for their opinion on a management project and impose their choice on the in-house unions

• Subsidiarity

Develop company referendums, to ask employees for their opinion on a management project and impose their choice on the in-house unions

• Terrain

Develop company referendums, to ask employees for their opinion on a management project and impose their choice on the in-house unions

THE KEY PROPOSALS THAT SET THE 4 FAVORITES

• François Fillon

The former prime minister wants to cap the amount of unemployment benefits at 75% of the reference salary

• Alain Juppé

The current favorite of the polls intends to limit the number of union mandates in the company to two to promote the renewal of elected staff

• Bruno Le Maire

The candidate for “renewal” proposes to create a single staff body in companies with more than 10 employees

• Nicolas Sarkozy

The candidate for “renewal” proposes to create a single staff body in companies with more than 10 employees