Japan adopts pension system reform plan

Business Mar 3, 2020

Japan adopts pension system reform plan

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 ...

Thousands march in Paris against Macron's pension reforms

World Jan 5, 2020

Thousands march in Paris against Macron's pension reforms

Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron's proposed pension reforms that have sparked a monthlong transport strike. Some protesters donned the yellow vests that over the past year have become symbolic of opposition to Macron's attempts at reforms that he says ...

Editorials Nov 28, 2019

Expanding employee pension coverage

Widening pension coverage will not only add to the benefits irrgegular workers receive in retirement but shore up pension finances by increasing the number of participants in the program.