Government Endorses Amendments to Pension Act

Ljubljana, 14 December - The government decided on Thursday to support changes to the legislation on pension and disability insurance which were submitted to parliament by a group of lawmakers with the first signatory Ciril Pucko (LDS). The proposal amends the method of pension indexation with that of wages: pensions would be indexed to wages as of February, excluding seasonal influences and wage fluctuations. This would do away with the disproportionate indexation which has come about due to the failure to take into consideration average wage growth during the year, while it would keep the principle of indexation of pensions with wages.

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