The two bills would require additional advanced disclosure of significant reductions in future benefit accruals, including reduction in early-retirement benefit
accruals, and would impose an excise tax of $100 per day per failure up to a $500,000 maximum.
The final type of early-retirement benefit consists of a benefit which is set below the normal pension.
Other countries have increased benefit periods for older workers without turning them into early-retirement benefits.
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It is currently 66, with reduced early-retirement benefits
payable at age 62.
In Beckmann it held that early-retirement benefits
paid on redundancy to those under the normal retirement age aren't old-age benefits under the exemption.
Government expenditure on old-age pensions (the state pension paid to those who have reached the statutory retirement age) exceeded all other kinds of pension expenditure, such as early-retirement benefits
and partial pensions.
10) Also, the tightening of the disability system in Norway went hand in hand with an easing of entitlement conditions for special early-retirement benefits
, and substitution between the two schemes appears to have taken place.
The walkout comes after Lufthansa and the union failed to reach an agreement in a long-running row over early-retirement benefits