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  • The first cut is the deepest? Greek pension reforms in context

    By: Georgia Nakou


    It is 5:59am on a Sunday morning. The host of the morning talk show, a man of near-pensionable age – a look he has affected for well over a decade – adopts an alarmed look. The caption screams “NEW PENSIONS MASSACRE”. Projected on the backdrop, a dense table of numbers several columns wide defies legibility, and several talking heads are lined up in a panel to argue vociferously and incoherently over how badly pensioners can expect to suffer from the latest spending cuts.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Concerns raised about next year's pensions cuts


    Employees at Greece's main social security fund have raised the alarm regarding the extent to which pensions will be cut next year, when Greece is expected to trim its spending on retirees by 1 percent of GDP, or 1.8 billion euros.

  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Pension cuts due in 2019 fuel political battle, election talk

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    The pension cuts that have been lined up for 2019 are becoming an increasingly hot topic in the Greek political debate, with some government officials leaving open the possibility of the blow to pensioners being avoided.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Spending on pensions down by 30.9 mln in December


    The Labour Ministry's Computer Centre for Social Security Services (IDIKA) published recently a report from the Unified System of Control and Pension Payments (ILIOS), which estimates pension payments on a monthly basis.

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