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Italian government increases retirement age for miners

Must be at least 56, not 55

26 October, 16:05
Italian government increases retirement age for miners (ANSA) – Rome, October 26 - The Italian government introduced measures on Friday modifying regulations governing miners' pensions, including pushing back their retirement ages one year to 56.

The new regulations governing the social contributions necessary for workers in mines and quarries to retire were approved at a cabinet meeting in Rome. Underground workers seeking to request anticipated retirement will need to have paid a minimum of 37 years and two months of social contributions in 2013, and 37 years and three months in 2014.

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