Tag: pension reform

Intention to increase the threshold in pension, what is Petro’s game?

Intention to increase the threshold in pension, what is Petro’s game?

While speaking this week Petro announced that he will propose to the House to increase the contribution in Colpensiones from 2.3 to 4 minimum wages. “In Colombia, only 1 in 4 people reaches the age at which they are entitled to a fair pension. 1 in 8 women retires. (…) Colombia is the second country […]

Presentation of the second debate on pension reform submitted

Presentation of the second debate on pension reform submitted

The chairman of the Seventh Committee of the House of Lordsthe legislative cell in which the government project was approved during the first debate during the last legislative term said that the articles were being worked on with several sectors. “It is a presentation that has been constructed with all sectors, with the various work […]

Retirement, two (almost) certainties and one hypothesis: what will happen in 2024

Retirement, two (almost) certainties and one hypothesis: what will happen in 2024

The issue of pensions remains one of the most important items on the government’s agenda. The need for a general reform of the system is recognized by all parties: majority, opposition, unions. However, what is important is how to intervene. The problem remains one of resources. Little, very little. This leads to the postponement of […]

Retirement: Those who can leave their job from 1 January 2024

Retirement: Those who can leave their job from 1 January 2024

It is now certain that the resources for real pension reform that could clearly exceed the Fornero law are lacking. For 2024, the Meloni government will try to identify some “buffer” solutions. What will they be? Who will actually quit their jobs from 31 December 2023? Ostensibly we are on our way, the conflict between […]

Meloni government skips pension reform: Who can leave their job from 1 January 2024?

Meloni government skips pension reform: Who can leave their job from 1 January 2024?

“It will be a complex budget law: Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti was called yesterday at the Rimini Meeting to set priorities. We can’t do everything, we will definitely have to intervene in favor of middle-low incomers, but it also has to stimulate growth”. The minister then intervened in a possible pension reform and stabilization pact: “No […]

“Half of the savings from private funds went as investments to other countries”

“Half of the savings from private funds went as investments to other countries”

In the context of the eighth business congress of Andi 2023, held in Cartagena from August 16 to 18, the director of the fair, Juan Pablo Córdoba, referred to the pension reform project that is progressing in Congress. Córdoba pointed out that Colombians save little, adding that the money citizens save for old age flows […]

The pension leaves 90% of employees without savings: Asofondos

The pension leaves 90% of employees without savings: Asofondos

Asofondos President Santiago Montenegro warned of workers’ rights and benefits being jeopardized by the pension reform. He pointed out that for 90% of employees, savings will be jeopardized if the project remains as approved in the first debate. “Dividing the contributing pillar in half and forcing the contributions corresponding to the first 3 minimum wages […]

They deny challenges to senators who vote for the pension reform

They deny challenges to senators who vote for the pension reform

“We had quite a rough day, for example two pension plans who were in competition will be united to ensure that they actually reach their target of retirement,” affirmed the Minister of Labor, Gloria Inés Ramírez. In addition, Article 3 has been adopted, which supports the pillar structure, i.e. the backbone of the project. One […]

Pension reform approved in first debate

Pension reform approved in first debate

In addition, Article 3 has been adopted, which supports the pillar structure, ie the backbone of the project. One of the points is the threshold of price to the contributing pillar, which will be 3 minimum wages, “allowing for greater benefit for the elderly without possibility by income and that with a monthly income of […]

The debate on pension reform continues this Wednesday: 16 articles are missing

The debate on pension reform continues this Wednesday: 16 articles are missing

Article 3 of the pension reform was also adopted, which lays down the pillar system and the Compulsory contribution of up to 3 minimum wages in Colpensiones. Labor Minister Gloria Inés Ramírez said one of the goals is to strengthen the public Colpensiones system, though she acknowledged she wanted four minimum wages to ensure fiscal […]

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