Court ruling on pension cuts could create new problem in talks, fiscal plans

EconomyProgramme Tags: Pensions
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As the government struggles to find common ground with lenders over this year’s fiscal targets, a legal issue concerning pension cuts threatens to derail spending plans.

Deputy Parliamentary Speaker Alexis Mitropoulos (SYRIZA) claimed in an interview with Mega TV this week that the Council of State will rule unconstitutional the cuts to basic and supplementary pensions imposed three years ago by 4093/2012. The court’s v...

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