The Government plans to extend the retirement calculation period to 30 years by choosing the 28 best


Madrid (EFE) .

According to sources from the ministry headed by José Luis Escrivá, the change “would be carried out gradually” and would be accompanied by an improvement in the treatment of contribution gaps for women and also for men whose contributory careers were reduced after having had a kid. , in accordance with how the gender gap plug-in works.

This is, they point out, a “first proposal” from the Government, which is now the subject of negotiations with employers and unions, which was resumed on Monday with the aim of completing these measures. in Brussels before the end of the year.
The government has also proposed special treatment for contribution gaps for the self-employed group.

Increase in maximum bases with the CPI increased by 1.15% per year in 25 years

At the same time as the pension calculation period – which was already increased from 15 years to 25 years in the 2011 reform – the Government has proposed linking the evolution of the maximum base to the CPI, as well as an increase additional annual pension of 1,154 points between 2025 and 2050, an increase which will be accompanied by an improvement in the maximum pension.

The government emphasizes that these are approaches that represent “a starting point”, open to new contributions from the social dialogue table, which will meet in the coming days.

From the CCOO they have already rejected the need for an extension of the calculation period, a point that does not appear in the recommendations of the Toledo Pact, while “the development of the previous extension has just been completed” and without the “certainty that he has sufficient support for his parliamentary treatment, which constitutes a necessary condition for any new debate on the matter”.

The union appreciates the link between the maximum bases and the CPI, although it calls for “more intense measures to increase taxable income”.


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