Ministry of Social Policy: VR Committee approved a pension reform
07.09.2017 17:06 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of today, the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Social Policy, Employment and Pension Provision has approved the Draft Law No. 6614 on the Ukrainian Pension Reform before its second reading, Government Portal reports.
As to the report, five of the seven members of the Committee have voted for the decision.
It is to be admitted, this bill is based on the Government propositions.
As to the report, this bill stipulates, among other thins, modernization of pensions as soon as this year Oct.
The required minimum seniority age remains unchanged - 15 years.
Moreover, at the proposal of the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy, women who were on childcare leave for six years, will have all these years taken into account of the seniority age.