Bulgaria - Government suspends talks over higher pension age - February 15, 2010

The government has said that discussions over increasing the pension age to 65, from 63 for men and from 60 for women, have been temporarily suspended. The Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Totyu Mladenov, stated that the government's priorities would be the start of health care reforms and the stabilization of the labour market.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/354;


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