Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek lawmakers have adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes despite mass public opposition, bowing to creditor demands in a bid to unlock the next tranche of badly-needed bailout funds.

Confident govt will go ahead with reforms: Chacko

More reforms are on the anvil like banking and pension reforms, added the Congress leader.

Pension Bill: Cabinet defers decision in view of differences

Amid differences among allies, the government Thursday deferred a decision on the changes in the crucial Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2011.

Govt likely to push pension reforms

Seeking to dispel the impression of policy inaction, the government is likely to give a push to pension sector reform by approving changes in the proposed PFRDA Bill so that it can be taken up by Parliament for the passage in the Monsoon session next month.

Britain govt says could toughen union laws over pension strike

The government could withdraw its new offer over public sector pension reform and consider tougher strike laws if trade unions go ahead with a mass public sector walkout this month, a minister involved in the talks said on Sunday.

Govt mulls early action on pension reforms, banking, insurance

Government may push for some early action on enactment of crucial economic legislations like the pension reforms and banking and insurance bills in India after investors and CEOs in the US expressed concern over the delay in their adoption.

Mass British public sector walkout begins

British PM insisted that the government`s planned reforms were "fair to taxpayers".

UK faces mass strikes as civil servants feel sting

The government is gambling that public will blame unions for any inconvenience caused by strikes.

UK to face biggest strike in years if talks fail

Ministers were left fundamentally divided on major unresolved
gaps with unions.

France braces for fresh pension reform protest

Street rallies against pension reform have crippled the country.