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They will have to pay the biggest share of the reform with no prospect of ever being able to benefit from an old age pension themselves — the old age pension scheme will be in deficit again in already.
This reform — which is no such thing — will expose the inter-generational contract to a severe stress test. A small majority in parliament has succeeded in making things worse, not better with this reform. Instead of restructuring our social insurance for the long term, the expansion of the old age pension makes the situation even more precarious. Though trumpeted as an alleviation of the situation, it is instead preparing the way for the next debacle.
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Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line. Voters approved Provision 1, an amendment to the constitution on research on humans. Voters rejected Provision 2, a federal decree on providing enhanced legal protection for animals. Voters also rejected Provision 3, a federal law which would change the minimum conversion rate for occupational and disability pension plans. The referendum held on 26 September had a single topic, namely the revision of unemployment benefits. The centre and right-wing parties were in favour of the revision, which was undertaken to reduce the debt of the ALV, while the left-wing parties were against it.
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