Slovakia Considers Higher Retirement Age, Hospodarske Says

The Slovak government is considering increasing the official retirement age to keep it in line with lengthening life expectancy, Hospodarske Noviny reported, citing Labor Minister Jan Richter.

Retirement age, currently set at 62, would start gradually rising in 2016 to reach 64 years in 2030, the newspaper said.

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