Govt moves for early pension hike, caps care home cost increase

Ljubljana, 27 October - The government adopted an emergency bill on Thursday pushing forward the regular pension indexation of 4.5% to November from February. The bill also caps the increases in charges of elderly care homes by 4.5% and paves way for the state helping to cover care homes' wages and electricity and heating bills.

Minister of Labour, the Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities Luka Mesec speaking to the press after the government session.
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