Benefit news from around the world

E. B. N.
January 2009
Employee Benefit News;Jan2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8
This section offers news briefs on employee fringe benefits from around the world. A study was released by the European Commission which shows a trend toward more private pensions. It concentrates on issues affecting the ability of retirement plans to provide benefits to a significant portion of the population. Under the mandatory employer-sponsored pension program in Switzerland, there will be an increased earnings based for the contributions and benefit entitlements.


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