Croatia - Unions oppose increase of pension age - March 31, 2018

The government is planning on a pension reform in the second quarter of 2018 that will increase the pension age from 65 to 67. The Union of Autonomous Trade Unions (SSSH) is opposing the planned reforms. The SSSH states that the country already has higher unemployment rates that will only increase further when the retirement age is going up. They also point out that life expectancy is about three years less than in the rest of the European Union.

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