pensions

Russians to receive 13th pension?

Russians to receive 13th pension?

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky announced that  in the spring session, the faction intends to adopt a bill on the 13th pension and raise of the minimum wage to 15,000 rubles. "Economic inequality is growing in the country: …

Georgia’s pensioners hamstrung by crippling debt

Georgia’s pensioners hamstrung by crippling debt

Paradoxically, Georgia’s poorest citizens – its elderly – have the easiest access to credit. But there is a catch. Elderly Georgians, perhaps the poorest category of people in the country, paradoxically have the easiest access to bank credit: In an unstable economic environment, government retirement benefits are one stable, albeit small, form of income that can serve as security for a loan

The Russian authorities promise not to raise retirement age

The Russian authorities promise not to raise retirement age

The Russian government has denied claims of a possible increase in the retirement age, the press service of the department informs. Earlier, a deputy from the Communist Party faction Valery Rashkin said that after the State Duma …

Pension strikes continue in France

Pension strikes continue in France

The French government and unions are to face-off over controversial pension reforms, The Guardian reports in its article …

Pension Fund explains reasons for payments cut

Pension Fund explains reasons for payments cut

The Pension Fund of Russia explained why pensions may be reduced,  Rossiyskaya Gazeta writes. In particular, the Pension Fund noted that one of the main factors may be moving to another city, since in this case, the regional …

Over 1.3 million people of retirement age live in Azerbaijan

Over 1.3 million people of retirement age live in Azerbaijan

There are over 1.3 million people of retirement age in Azerbaijan as of October 1, 2018, which is 13.2% of the total population of the country, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population said. The average …

Armenia increases wages at expense of pensions

Armenia increases wages at expense of pensions

Certain improvement in the economic situation of the citizens is already visible, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said. Asked when there will be visible improvements in the economic situation of the Armenian …

Retirement age increased to 65 years in Azerbaijan

Retirement age increased to 65 years in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the law that envisages amendments to the law on labor pension. The retirement age will be raised to 65 years within 4 years for men and 10 years for …

Moscow and Baku agree on pensions and labor migration

Moscow and Baku agree on pensions and labor migration

Azerbaijan and Russia will sign two bilateral agreements on cooperation in the spheres of pension provision and labor migration, the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Azerbaijan’s Population Salim Muslimov said at …