Temporary pension for those who have applied up to 384 euro
Temporary pension for those who have applied for a pension and are over 62 years announced by the Minister of Labor Kostis Hatzidakis, thus providing a temporary solution to the problem of thousands of people awaiting their retirement.
This solution, however, will also affect people under them 62 years if they have established a right to retirement, as clarified by the ministry.
In an interview with the evening news bulletin of "ANT1", ο Κ. Hatzidakis clarified that the temporary pension will be equivalent to the national pension based on the years they have worked.
In addition, according to what the minister said, will be paid retroactively an amount equal to the amount of the national pension for the years the pensioner is waiting for the final decision of EFKA. That is, if the retiree is on hold 10 months, the amount he will receive is 3.840 euro. Then and for as long as required until the decision is made, the pensioner whose final decision on his retirement is pending will take 384 euros each month.
But again, issuing a temporary pension will take at least a quarter, although the minister spoke for two months.
Including, The Minister of Labor stressed that a great effort has been made to accelerate the issuance of pending retirement applications by the previous political leadership, but also by the administration of e-EFKA. As he mentioned, the 2020 increased by 31% the number of pensions issued in relation to 2019.
also, He added that the award of pensions is progressing in installments, through the "ATLAS" system, digitally, as well as the digital transformation of EFKA. "Last year, took place 1,7 "millions of electronic transactions with citizens" he noted.
End, with regard to the post-pipeline phase of labor market measures, Mr.. Hatzidakis did not add anything new. As he said "we will emphasize the programs from the Recovery Fund and the NSRF in order to benefit the employees", while as he mentioned, emphasis will be given to digital programs.