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Dutch government to press ahead with plans for pensions reform

Feb 04, 2019 - Investment & Pensions Europe

The Dutch government is to push on with pension reform despite trade unions and employers failing to reach an agreement on occupational pension rules in November.

Social affairs minister Wouter Koolmees said the government would press ahead with its earlier plan to facilitate the transition to a system with individual pensions accrual.

The social partners had preferred collective pensions accrual - albeit without nominal guarantees - combined with a degree of risk-sharing between ge...