A cut in the wages by reducing the social and service benefits of government employees and reducing early retirement benefits
for private sector employees are also hinted at.
The agreement between the country's new leftwing administration and workers' unions includes early retirement benefits
for miners over age 48, re-skilling programs for green energy industries, and environmental restoration work in communities that have borne the brunt of mining activities.
As most of us know, early retirement benefits
begin at age 62 and equal between 70% and 75% of your client's full retirement benefit, depending on his or her year of birth.
So far, the government has passed legislation raising the retirement age, increasing health care contributions and scrapping most early retirement benefits
According to the airline, a basis for a solution to disputes over cabin crew's early retirement benefits
were reached and mediation could be introduced to resolve issues of "growth and jobs."
Cabin crews started a series of walkouts on Friday in a long-running dispute over early retirement benefits
and pensions and have now forced the cancellation of almost 4,000 flights, disrupting the travel of more than 430,000 Lufthansa customers.
It is the 13th strike in two years as Lufthansa and the union remain at loggerheads over early retirement benefits
and pensions reforms.
A DAY after the government announced acceptance of the long- pending demand on One- Rank,One- Pension ( OROP) by ex- servicemen,Prime Minister Narendra Modi deprecated efforts to mislead the servicemen on the early retirement benefits
while addressing a rally in Faridabad on Sunday.
NNA - Lufthansa pilots started the first of two days of strike action at the German carrier on Wednesday in an attempt to bring an end to a row over early retirement benefits
that has been running for two years.
Lufthansa has said this early retirement benefits
plan is antiquated, given recent changes in European Union laws, which now allow pilots to fly until age 65.
For participants and beneficiaries having a benefit commencement date after the plan is in critical status, the rehabilitation plan may reduce or eliminate adjustable benefits, including post-retirement death benefits, 60-month payment guarantees, disability benefits (if not yet in pay status), early retirement benefits
or retirement-type subsidies, benefit payment options other than a qualified joint and survivor annuity, and benefit increases occurring in the past five years.