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The government decided Tuesday to reform the pension system by expanding the range of part-time workers who can join the kōsei nenkin public pension program for corporate employees.

The measure is aimed at increasing the number of people, especially women and elderly workers who tend to hold part-time jobs, paying into the system.

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