Tag: pension reform

CABEI provides technical and financial support for the labor reform process

CABEI provides technical and financial support for the labor reform process

Carlos Moreno, head of country of CABEI in Panama, highlighted the cooperation and financing tools available to the international entity to support social reforms such as labor and pensions. “There is always the possibility of being able to guide them with specialists, local or international, who are aware of this problem and who have the […]

Petro criticizes fund investments abroad

Petro criticizes fund investments abroad

President Gustavo Petro honored the agreement with the Colombian Association of Pension and Dismissal Administrators (Asofondos) to conclude their congress in Cartagena. In his speech, the president acknowledged that health care reform has played a bigger role than labor and pension reform. “I must confess that the times of debates and public discussions have led […]

Neither Petro nor Mintrabajo attended the invitation to the Asofondos Congress

Neither Petro nor Mintrabajo attended the invitation to the Asofondos Congress

The Asofondos Congress taking place in Cartagena will not have the presence of President Gustavo Petro, who was announced for the closure, nor of Labor Minister Gloria Inés Ramírez. This event is one of the big scenarios where private pension and unemployment funds discuss issues relevant to the sector, such as the pension reform in […]

Funds from contributions cannot be used for grants: Asofondos

Funds from contributions cannot be used for grants: Asofondos

The president of the Colombian Association of Pension and Unemployment Administrators (Asofondos), Santiago Montenegro, assured that in the pension reform, the contribution pillar should be based on savings and individual capitalization. “Due to the aging of the population and the decrease in population in the world and in Colombia, the average premium systems are not […]

IDB supports the government’s proposed labor and pension reforms

IDB supports the government’s proposed labor and pension reforms

Kelvin Suero, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) representative for Colombia, expressed the support of the international entity for the labor and pension reforms being implemented in the Congress of the Republic. The announcement comes after a meeting between the Department of Labor and the agency aimed at strengthening agreements to strengthen employment policies and training for […]

IDB says it will guide the debate on labor and pension reform

IDB says it will guide the debate on labor and pension reform

“From the Inter-American Development Bank, we are in the best position to guide the entire debate and highlight the elements that have brought us success in implementing various reforms in other countries. Therefore, we reiterate the greatest willingness to accompany them efforts,” said Kelvin Suero after a meeting to strengthen agreements on employment policies and […]

Pension, more social Bee? Who will leave the job as of December 31, 2023?

Pension, more social Bee? Who will leave the job as of December 31, 2023?

At what point is the pension reform central to the electoral programs of the victorious centre-right? Nothing more is known about this, and with a scenario of heavy fog, it is highly likely that autumn will come when the foundations for the new budget law will be laid. Def summarizing the government’s next economic policy […]

Young people will be most affected by the pension reform

Young people will be most affected by the pension reform

According to industry experts, the financial sustainability of the new pillar system proposed by the national government’s pension reform is one of the main concerns. Daniel Wills, technical vice president of Asofondos, assured that young people will be most affected by the provisions of the pension reform that will be passed in the Congress of […]

Macron announces pension reform, unions riot

Macron announces pension reform, unions riot

French President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopular reforms to raise the retirement age have infuriated unions, which have called for months of mass protests to continue. The law’s publication in the government’s official gazette came hours after the French Constitutional Council approved the measure in a decision yesterday. The law, which will gradually increase the minimum age […]

Pension reform maintains 13 annual benefits for retirees: Deputy Minister

Pension reform maintains 13 annual benefits for retirees: Deputy Minister

The pension reform proposed by the national government retains the right to 13 annual allowances for pensioners and the annual adjustment, which is equal to the percentage of the minimum wage for allowances equal to this salary and the CPI for pensions above this amount. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Employment and […]

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