Flagship pension reform hits snag over transition cost

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, Pensions
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government has hit a stumbling block over its flagship pension reform because of concerns among Greece’s lenders regarding the cost of a transitioning to a new system for supplementary retirement pay.

According to multiple reports on Friday, within the context of the 11th post-programme review, the institutions have raised concerns about the planned changes. The intervention from the creditors looks set to delay the vote on the bill, which the govern...

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