Retirement age battle begins

  • 2012-04-18
RIGA - The Latvian Association of Free Trade Unions has decided to begin preparations for staging a referendum against increasing the retirement age if Saeima does not adhere to the previous agreement that the retirement age will be increased only from 2016, reports LETA. The board of the Free Unions Association on April 16 had an extraordinary meeting to again consider the amendments to the Law on State Pensions.The association still believes that the retirement age must be increased starting from 2016, as was previously agreed upon with the government.Saeima Social and Labor Af...
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