Tag: pension reform

Faced with criticism, Labor Secretary defends labor and pension reforms

Faced with criticism, Labor Secretary defends labor and pension reforms

Labor Minister Gloria Inés Ramírez has opposed criticisms of labor and pension reform bills Daisy Cabello from organizations such as Anif, Asofondos, Acoset and the nation’s Attorney General in recent days. Observations point to an increase in pension liabilities and job losses. “It is true that if the affiliates are increased from 6 to 22 […]

Carlos III’s visit to France postponed due to protests against pension reforms

Carlos III’s visit to France postponed due to protests against pension reforms

The announcement of the postponement of this visit, which would be abroad for the first time Charles III since he became king, he arrived just a few hours after the French interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, assured that the security apparatus was ready “to receive him in Excellent condition“. Darmanin, who had insisted there was none […]

This is the pension system proposed by the reform

This is the pension system proposed by the reform

Among them is the fact that the opportunity to retire 1,150 weeks offered by the Individual Savings with Solidarity Scheme (RAIS) of the private funds (Colfondos, Porvenir, Protección and Skandia), since when all employees transfer to Colpensiones, the requirement of 1,300 weeks is applied. The president of Asofondos, Santiago Montenegrosaid the ability to retire at […]

Colpensiones closed 2022 with 6.7 million members

Colpensiones closed 2022 with 6.7 million members

At the end of 2022, Colpensiones had 6.7 million members, representing 26.65% of the members of the General Pension System (SGP). Last year, the number of new affiliates transferred from private funds to the entity grew 9% to 1.2 million new affiliates. The president of Colpensiones, Jaime Dussán Calderón, stressed that 98,353 new pensions were […]

Why don’t we take to the streets in Italy as in France?

Why don’t we take to the streets in Italy as in France?

Why don’t we take to the streets in Italy as in France? Alberto Berlin Journalist 22 March 2023 05:00 Facebook twitter What’s up “I don’t want to just work in my life.” There is something in common that connects the protests sparked by the pension reform in France to the so-called “great resignation”, which is […]

81% of Colombians prefer to list a pension in an individual savings account

81% of Colombians prefer to list a pension in an individual savings account

81% prefer to list a pension in an individual savings account, according to the results of a survey conducted by the National Association of Entrepreneurs (ANDI) with the National Consulting Center on Colombians’ perceptions of the pension reform which is filed this Wednesday 22 March. The citizens surveyed think about their right to retirement and […]

Macron flees: trust in government denied, we continue pension reform

Macron flees: trust in government denied, we continue pension reform

Pension reform is progressing in France. Elisabeth Borne’s government survived a no-confidence vote presented by the Liot group, triggered by a resolution 278 standing in favour, when 287 votes were needed. Majority-supporting Gaullist lawmakers, Republicans, voted in favor of opposing party chairman Eric Ciotti’s indications. Today’s vote is a pivotal moment for Macron and his […]

At least a hundred arrests across France in another night of protests

At least a hundred arrests across France in another night of protests

At least 100 arrests took place this Saturday evening during anti-government protests in France against the decree approving the pension reform, which raises the minimum retirement age from 62 to 64. However, this number is lower than the previous days. Thursday night, a few hours after the reform was passed, there were more than 200 […]

Macron push: bypassing Parliament on pension reform

Macron push: bypassing Parliament on pension reform

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has decided to extend his hand to his unpopular reform of the national pension system, bypassing parliament and only having it approved by the government. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne used a special procedure to override the National Assembly, a resolution that sparked protests from left-wing lawmakers waving banners against reform. […]

Retired at 64: Macron bypassed Parliament and now fears conflict

Retired at 64: Macron bypassed Parliament and now fears conflict

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has decided to extend his hand to his unpopular reform of the national pension system, bypassing parliament and only having it approved by the government. Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne used a special procedure to override the National Assembly, a resolution that sparked protests from left-wing lawmakers waving banners against reform. […]

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