Estonia - Pension reform - January 31, 2020

The parliament is expected to approve a pension reform, which will make the so-called second pillar, the private pension back-up fund, voluntary in the future. Until now all employees have had to pay 2% of their salary into savings accounts, with the state adding another 4%. Under the reform employees will be allowed to withdraw the money from their account.

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