Slovenia -Pension reform coming soon -August 21, 2012

In a 2011 referendum a pension reform plan was rejected. However, based on the same plan the Ministry of Labour, the Family and Social affairs plans a proposal that involves tightening rules on early retirement in a five-year transitional period, followed by the raising of the retirement age. Early retirement will be severely limited and the reform will also include supplementary pension insurance. Issues that caused conflict with the social partners will be ‘excluded’.



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