The Council, however, invalidated six articles of the law, especially two relating to the promotion of the recruitment of workers over 55 years of age in large companies, because it considered that these articles did not take place in a law on the financing of social security.
The Council also rejected the request for a referendum on pension reform. This decision paves the way for Macron, who intends to enact the law with the new changes over the weekend.
“The Constitutional Council ruling shows that this institution is more attentive to the needs of the presidential monarchy than to those of a sovereign people,” left-wing legislator Jean-Luc Melenchon stressed.
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