The state Duma has increased term of adoption of amendments to pension reform


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The state Duma has increased term of adoption of amendments to the bill on amendments to pension legislation from one to more than two months, said the speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin. It was quoted by Interfax on Thursday, July 19.

“Yesterday, the Committee adopted a decision on prolongation of the discussion, providing amendments from 18 August to 24 September,” — said Volodin at the meeting.

In the state Duma is currently discussing a government bill on the amendment of pension legislation, one of which is raising the retirement age to 65 years for men and 63 years for women.

The initiative of the Cabinet of Ministers announced in mid-June and explained the demographic changes in the country. The authorities of most regions of the pension reform was supported. Thus in the Communist party, LDPR and “Fair Russia” at this stage the bill does not support.

The state Duma Committee on labour and social policy, in turn, encouraged the authors to develop a comprehensive program of measures for the protection of labor rights of citizens. In particular, to come up with a mechanism to protect the younger generation from unemployment. Social activists urge the authorities to consider the wishes of the Russians, to perform all of the risks. For their part, they promised to provide dialogue between government and society.

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