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Swiss voters in favour of giving retirees a bigger pension each year

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 4 Mar 2024, 8:08PM
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Swiss voters in favour of giving retirees a bigger pension each year

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 4 Mar 2024, 8:08PM

Swiss voters have given themselves extra month's pension each year in a new nationwide referendum.

In a new poll, 60 percent of voters voted in favour of increased pensions- and 75 percent of voters also rejected raising the pension age from 65 to 66.

UK correspondent Gavin Grey says the cost of living in Switzerland is among the highest in the world, and this will be an extra increase for taxpayers to bear.

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