TALLINN - Although Minister of Social Protection Margus Tsahkna proposed to the government to eliminate special pensions and to offer the categories of state employees eligible to them now third pillar payments instead, the government decided on Thursday to simply abolish special pensions without establishing an alternative incentive system.
"There will be no third pillar scheme and everyone will be treated as equal," Karin Volmer, spokesperson for the Ministry of Social Affairs, informed BNS.
The original suggestion by Tsahkna, developed toge...
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