Social security, pension reform bill approved in parliamentary committees

The government’s social security and pension reform bill was approved in principle in the relevant parliamentary committees on Tuesday with the votes of SYRIZA and ANEL, while all the opposition parties voted against it.

Individual provisions were also been heavily criticized by representatives of unions as well as social and professional bodies participating in today’s meeting. The debate on the articles of the bill at the plenum has been set for May 5 (Thursday).