Pensions

If you thought you were already shipwrecked by the 2004 and 2014 staff reforms as regards your career perspectives as well as your salary, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Wait until you are old and frail and want to draw on your well-deserved pension. That’s when the real trouble starts. Generation 2004 has taken a closer look at the EU pension scheme and its finding have triggered huge controversy. Can we avoid the many icebergs that lurk around our pension scheme? In particular, what are the chances that EU Member States (MS) pay the €40 billion pension liability accumulated since 1958? Can we prepare a lifeboat in case the scheme were to founder.

See the special pensions edition of our newsletter to read more.

See our 2015 Power point presentation on our internal Wiki link here.