By Timothée L’Angevin Published on 6 Oct 22 at 18:01 updated on 6 Oct 22 at 18:03 News See my news Follow this media A large majority of retirees are affiliated to the Agirc Arrco scheme. (©didier salou / adobestock)A welcome boost for more than 13 million retirees. This Thursday, October 6, 2022, Agirc Arrco, the organization which manages supplementary pensions, has just unveiled a revaluation of 5.12% of pensions from November 1, during its board of directors. This increase comes a few weeks after the 4% increase in the general scheme. “The scheme thus contributes to preserving the purchasing power of private pensioners in an economic context marked by inflation higher than the evolution of salaries”, writes Agirc Arcco in a press release. A cost of 4.5 billion eurosThe new value of the point is set at 1.3498 euros and it will be used to calculate pensions from the November 2022 deadline, paid on Wednesday November 2. This increase amounts to more than 4.5 billion euros. “It is made possible by the robust financial situation of the Agirc-Arrco scheme, whose action is based on a major principle: guaranteeing the payment of pensions to each generation, without weighing on future generations. “The CFDT welcomed “very good news” for supporting the purchasing power of retirees: “According to its operating rules, the scheme should have increased pensions at the same rate as wages, ie 4.8%. The CFDT also welcomes the agreement of the trade unions and employers’ organizations which made this possible. »An increase close to inflationIn concrete terms, supplementary pensions are managed by unions and employers and concern private sector employees, who must contribute to the Agirc Arrco scheme.These contributions make it possible to benefit from a supplementary pension at basic social security pension, which is paid by the national old-age insurance fund. By the State therefore.Videos: currently on ActuIn total, 13.2 million retirees benefit from a pension from Agirc Arrco, for a benefit amount of 84 billion euros paid in 2021. 25 million people contribute to this organization. Despite the galloping inflation of recent months, these pensions have not been revalued since November 2021. At that date, they had only increased by 1%. The current increase is therefore closer to the rise in prices, which is 5.6% in September, according to INSEE. Was this article helpful to you? Note that you can follow Actu in the My Actu space. In one click, after registration, you will find all the news of your favorite cities and brands.