Backpay for civil servants gets "positive" measures rolling for government
Revision confirms second year of total fiscal surplus at 0.8 pct of GDP
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PDMA readies bond schedule for 2019, with eye on prepayment of IMF loans
Retail turnover in June grows strongly led by fuel and supermarket sales
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Appeals over past pension cuts sow confusion about potential fiscal impact of backpay
Two recent decisions by first instance courts in Thessaloniki and Athens that awarded pensioners backpay for income lost due to the pension cuts in 2012 has put the spotlight back on a decision by the Council of State (CoS) in 2015 that deemed the pension cuts which were legislated in two instances in 2012 as unconstitutional.
This, in turn, has placed the focus on the potential fiscal implications of this decision for the pension system.
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