2. Initiative to supplement the labor legislation for the early retirement of workers who can not perform their tasks due to their abilities or reduced working ability

2. Initiative to supplement the labor legislation for the early retirement of workers who can not perform their tasks due to their abilities or reduced working ability

декември 28, 2021

Initiative to supplement the labor legislation for early retirement of workers who can not perform their work tasks because of their sustained or reduced working ability. An initiative has been submitted to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Brief explanation of the initiative: In accordance with the established need, we propose that the amendments apply to workers who are older than 3 (three) years before exercising the right to regular retirement. The proposal consists of the following:

VARIANT 1
At the request of the employee in agreement with the employer or at the request of the employer with the consent of the employee, the employer has the right to terminate the employment contract of the employee who has up to 3 years of age until acquiring the right to old age pension with the obligation to provide the following :
To pay cash compensation for unemployment, ie the cash benefit would be paid to the person through the Employment Agency for a period of up to 3 years before the acquisition of the right to old age pension, and the employer would reimburse the paid funds to ESA.
In the vacant post, employ another employee who will be from the registered unemployed persons in ESA.
                               
The person to whom this proposal applies and which has 3 years to reach the retirement age, the Employment Agency will acquire the status of an unemployed person and the funds for the health insurance contribution will be the obligation to provide the state.

VARIANT 2

At the request of the employee and with the consent of the employer or at the request of the employer and with the consent of the employee, the employer to terminate the employment contract and the employee to acquire the right to a pension for a maximum of three years before the fulfillment of the right to old age pension under the Law on Pension and disability insurance.
The Pension and Disability Insurance Fund shall issue a decision on the amount of the pension of the employee in accordance with the provisions of the Law on Pension and Disability Insurance.
The employer will conclude an Agreement with the Pension and Disability Insurance Fund, which will oblige that each month the Fund will reimburse the paid funds for the pensioner’s pension.