Tag: pension reform

Mandatory contribution of up to 3 minimum wages in Colpensiones has been approved

Mandatory contribution of up to 3 minimum wages in Colpensiones has been approved

in this way Colpensies receives Colombians who earn up to 3 minimum wages, which is the majority. And with that, it goes from about 16 billion pesos to initially about 31 billion and finally about 70 billion in 2052. The upper house legislative cell for social affairs had previously approved 43 Article without propositions and […]

The major challenge of pension reform in the light of women’s employment

The major challenge of pension reform in the light of women’s employment

The case of Inés Elvira Restrepo, a pediatrician specialized in intensive care, head of the household, is a reference for Deyanira Castilla. For having a disabled child and another 10-year-old, having contributed more than 10 smmlv Ines Elvira Restrepo The private fund barely offered him 1 smmlv as a pension, because according to the actuarial […]

The presentation of the pension reform maintains the pillars and proposes certain changes

The presentation of the pension reform maintains the pillars and proposes certain changes

The pension reform note maintains the pillar system initially proposed and introduces some changes, such as the age of women who will receive the basic income, which drops from 65 to 60 years. For example, the Integrated Social Security for the Elderly consists of the Solidarity Pillar, the Semi-Premium Pillar, the Premium Pillar, which consists […]

“Labour reform presentation will be submitted next week”: mintrabajo

“Labour reform presentation will be submitted next week”: mintrabajo

Labor Secretary Gloria Inés Ramírez announced progress in the process being carried out in Congress to implement the bills for both labor and pension reforms. According to the chief of portfolio, speaking from Bogotá at a socialization event with the Kennedy community, members of Congress are already preparing the labor reform paper to be submitted […]

Pension reform must think about the future of young people: Asofondos

Pension reform must think about the future of young people: Asofondos

The president of Asofondos, Santiago Montenegro, said that the pension reform must be carried out with the future of young people in mind and that it must be sustainable also after the next elections. He pointed out that the reform cannot ignore the phenomenon of the rapid aging of the population, which means fewer active […]

“Pension reform is on the right track, but labor reform is going the other way”

“Pension reform is on the right track, but labor reform is going the other way”

And at the end he advised to maintain individual savings “because it is a model that avoids population explosion problems as the DAN says Colombia is aging rapidly, so a simpler savings rule should be introduced: Colpensies must save all new power savers and that ensures that the government will not use that for current […]

CARF proposes to lower the threshold for contributing to Colpensiones

CARF proposes to lower the threshold for contributing to Colpensiones

According to the group of experts, the optimal threshold from a pension subsidy and savings perspective for the economy would be from a minimum wage. “Correcting the threshold improves the fairness of the reform and reduces the tax cost by 20% of present-value GDP, which is about $236 billion,” said Carf. In this sense, they […]

Pension reform: Colpensiones calls for consensus and private funds for corrections

Pension reform: Colpensiones calls for consensus and private funds for corrections

Jaime Dussanpresident of Colpensiones, said in the Constitution Chamber of the Capitol: “We hope that Congress analyzes the reform, which aims to ensure that no Colombian is left without a pension. It is not possible that a single Colombian that I would must be retired being on the street“. In that sense, the official warned […]

Tension and clashes in demonstrations in France: police and demonstrators injured

Tension and clashes in demonstrations in France: police and demonstrators injured

Hot May 1 in France is where thousands of protesters take to the streets to demonstrate against the pension reform recently approved by the government of Emmanuel Macron. 2.3 million people, 550,000 of them in Paris alone, would attend the demonstrations called across the country by the unions. However, violent clashes are taking place between […]

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