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People's Coalition presents economic platform in Osijek

Ivan Vrdoljak, leader of the Croatian People's Party (HNS), which is a member of the SDP-led People's Coalition, said in Osijek on Sunday that once it came to power, the coalition would change...

Minister sees no reason not to implement pension reform

Labour and Pension System Minister Nada Sikic of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) said on Wednesday she did not believe that her party was against the implementation of the pension reform she...

Trade unions to organise protest rally on May 1

The SSSH and NHS trade union federations will mark International Workers' Day, May 1, by staging a protest rally against the government's plans to reform the health and pension systems.

Minimum pension ages in Europe, the United States and Japan

Amid a debate in Italy over warnings that people aged under 40 will have to work at least until 70, here is a look at minimum retirement ages in selected countries, according to 2014 data from the...

Croatia has EUR 1.8 bn available from EU Social Fund

As part of EU Funds Week, taking place on March 7-11, the Labour and Pension System Ministry on Thursday presented operating programmes for the absorption of money from the (ESF) which foresees 1....

PM says using 2nd pension pillar possible to cut motorways debt

Oreskovic said the motorways debt was about EUR 4.5 billion and that enabling citizens to invest in them was a good thing.

Unions say labour minister doesn't understand her sector

 "The minister has shown that she does not understand what her ministry does and I ask her to refrain from statements for a few months," said Ribic.

Former minister says gov't plan to regulate salary system unprofessional

Mrsic said he feared that there was a plan by the government "to entirely destroy the system of collective bargaining in the public sector, to destroy its wage policy and politicise it, as well as...

Employers association says pension funds should invest in business projects

HUP general director Davor Majetic told Hina that considering the huge assets managed by pension funds, which exceeded HRK 74 billion, it was clear that their importance was great and that they...

Pensioners' association backs Lovrinovic's idea about 2nd pillar

The association, which says that it has 279,000 members, explained that the second pillar with the compulsory contributions was run by "private bank funds whose only interest is profit and...

Experts against suspension of 2nd pension pillar

Some of the 12 opponents of Lovrinovic's idea are former finance minister Martina Dalic, and Sandra Svaljek, Zeljko Potocnjak, Maruska Vizek, Predrag Bejakovic and so on.