Tag: pension

French PM offers concession to unions over pension reform

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Saturday offered a major concession to unions contesting his government's overhaul of the pension system

Scuffles break out in Paris as pensions protesters, ‘yellow vests’ march

French trade unions have spearheaded nationwide strikes since early December in an outcry over President Emmanuel Macron's pensions overhaul, disrupting schools, railways and roads, while lending support to regular protests.

Substantial increase in disability pensions

One sector which benefited greatly in the 2020 budget was that related to vulnerable persons, particularly the disabled.

Paris commuters hit by transport strike over pension overhaul

Parisian commuters faced travel chaos on Friday as transport workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges in a challenge to...

Urgent need for alternative pension arrangements – BOV

Alternative arrangements outside state pension are urgently required as the number of working age people per pensioner is expected to decrease despite the increase...

12,000 Russians take to the streets protesting retirement age

Around 12,000 people across the Russian capital of Moscow took to the streets protesting the raise in retirement age.Demonstrators carried banners reading: "We want...