Czech Lawmakers Approve Pension, Welfare Revamp, Pravo Reports

The Czech lower house of parliament approved bills boosting private savings for the retirement and introducing stricter rules for unemployment benefits, Pravo reported, citing results of the parliamentary votes.

The opposition Social Democrats plan to challenge the bills, approved late last night, before the Constitutional Court, the newspaper said.

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