PENSION

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SOCIAL SECURITY

About one in every two retirees still awaiting the issue of their pension will receive a monthly deposit of 360 or 368 euros as well as months’ worth of retroactive dues – probably in the last week of May.


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SOCIAL SECURITY

Certified professionals including lawyers and accountants, will be called in to contribute in the effort of clearing up the backlog of overdue pensions and issuing new ones in a timely manner, Labor and Social Affairs Minister Kostis Hatzidakis tells Kathimerini in an interview.

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SOCIAL SECURITY

In a break with the conditions they have had to face until now, retirees will as of Wednesday be able to apply online for their provisional pension as the special platform to that effect is opening for users. They are entitled to an advance monthly payment of 360-384 euros, until their full pension is issued.


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ECONOMY

Some 200,000 pensioners will receive significant raises as well as retroactive dues after delays of more than 20 months, probably after Easter.