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Indexation of pensions, accusations of rape, reception of Ukrainians: midday update – France




The indexation of pensions to inflation valid from the payments of August 9

At the microphone of RTL, Olivier Dussopt indicated that the government had for “objective” an indexation of retirement pensions on inflation “valid from July”, for “payments on August 9”. “As soon as the presidential majority is present in the Assembly, immediately after the legislative elections, (…) the National Assembly and the Senate will be seized of a text on purchasing power, which will make it possible to index retirement pensions of the general scheme”, explained the Minister of Labour, specifying that this would only concern the basic pension, not the complementary one. “If we take inflation into account at 4%, for a pension of €1,200, this will represent a gain of €45 per month,” he added. [Plus d’infos ici]


Rape charges: the dismissal in favor of Luc Besson confirmed on appeal

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The Paris Court of Appeal has confirmed the dismissal order in favor of Luc Besson, accused of rape by actress Sand Van Roy since May 2018, in an emblematic case of the #MeToo era. “The court confirmed the innocence of my client”, welcomed Me Thierry Marembert, the filmmaker’s lawyer. Me Antoine Gitton, who is one of the Belgian-Dutch actress’s lawyers, for his part, denounced a “simulacrum of justice” and announced an “appeal in cassation” against this decision of the investigating chamber. . [Plus d’infos ici]


Accused of “rape of a minor”, the CEO of Assu 2000 resigns

Indicted and imprisoned in an investigation for “trafficking in human beings” and “rape of a minor”, Jacques Bouthier, boss of the insurance brokerage group Assu 2000, resigned from his mandate as president, indicated the group, renamed Vilavi in January. “Vilavi takes note of the announcement of the resignation of Jacques Bouthier from his mandate as chairman and from all his activities and responsibilities within the company”, he said, specifying that the operational and commercial conduct of the group is, for the moment, “provided by the team in place”. [Plus d’infos ici]


Monkey pox: three cases detected in France

Cases of monkeypox continue to increase outside endemic areas of Africa, particularly in Europe. This Monday evening, Public Health France announced that three cases had been detected in France, without giving further details. The most common symptoms of monkeypox, also called monkeypox, are fever, headache and back pain, muscle aches, the most noticeable being rashes that can spread all over the body and stay present for two weeks.

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85,000 Ukrainians in France after three months of war

Three months after the start of the war in Ukraine, 85,000 Ukrainians benefit from the Allowance for asylum seekers (Ada) in France, said Didier Leschi, head of the French Office for Immigration and integration (Ofii). “As of May 20, 85,000 displaced Ukrainians were covered by Ada and, so far, 45,000 payment cards have been issued to families,” he added. [Suivez notre direct]



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