Peaceful retirement after a lifetime of working will wait. Pension funds are encountering difficulties in processing files, leading to enormous delays of several months, in certain regions, before a first pension is issued to new retirees. “The system is overheated, like other public services like CAF. We have cuts in the workforce, and at the same time we have more cases to process, around 3% more each year, since the baby boomers are all retiring, ”notes Florence Puget, CFDT national protection secretary. social work and employment (PSTE).