Draft Law of Retirement & Social Security to Parl for vote after Eid 9-11
The government sent a draft law of retirement and social security to the parliament for approval after Eid
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Long-Presse / Baghdad
I expected the Labour and Social Affairs in the House of Representatives, on Sunday, the arrival of a draft pension law and social security to the parliament after the end of Eid al-Adha holiday, as promised to vote on the law "will ease the burden on the public sector," the Legal Committee of the Parliamentary confirmed that the law would give the pensions sector The private.
He told the Labour and Social Affairs, Member of Parliament Abdul Aziz Zalmi, in an interview with (long-Presse), "The government has sent a letter to our committee informing them that they have completed their discussions on the pension law and social security," expected to "this important law, up to the parliament after the end Eid al-Adha holiday".
He Zalmi, that "the law is one of the important laws that will ease the burden on the public sector after the approval in the House of Representatives," adding that "the Labour and Social Affairs is ready to receive this law and make some adjustments to it before putting it in the House of Representatives."
The Zalmi, that "the law of retirement and social security is linked to the work that began in the House of Representatives earlier in the law."
For his part, member of the Legal Committee in the House of Representatives Salim Chawki in an interview with (long-Presse), that "the coming period we will proceed in the House of Representatives a lot of laws, including the law of retirement and social security," pointing out that "this law will give the pensions sector Special by deducting certain amounts from the workers' wages to the pension fund. "
The Committee on Labour and Social Affairs in the House of Representatives carried, on Tuesday (19 July 2016), the central government responsible for delay in adoption of the law of retirement and social security for workers, attributed the reasons to "recognize the government that the adoption of the law would take them to new financial commitments", while confirming that the law encouraged to work in the private sector and reduce the demand for government jobs.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs announced that, in the (third from September 2015), the adoption of a draft pension law and social security for workers, after some necessary amendments to the paragraphs, while confirming that the draft was sent to the Cabinet for approval.
It is noteworthy that the draft pension law and social security for workers involves several advantages, including the optional security so that the employer is entitled to the categories of self-employed inclusiveness Branch retirement and benefit from the advantages present and future, and to ensure that workers in the informal sector groups, and the inclusion of roving guards and porters, vendors and other provisions of the new draft law , as well as broad support from the general budget of the pension Fund and social security to pay for the burdens of entry under the social welfare umbrella and implement the content of the international recommendation 204 for the year 2015, which deals with the process of the legal and technical transition from the informal to the formal economy, with increases or raising the level of women working to protect when pregnancy and childbirth and beyond, and to increase the duration of maternity leave to 14 weeks to implement the international Convention on the work 183 on maternity protection.