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Labour Ministry Law on Social Security Reforms Passed by Parliament

September 3, 2021

ATHENS — The labour ministry law on social security reforms affecting the younger generation of workers was voted late on Thursday, with 158 MPs supporting it in principle and 141 rejecting it.

The deputies of ruling New Democracy (ND) were in favour of the bill, while the deputies of the opposition voted against it.

Concluding the two-day discussion on the bill in the parliament plenary session, Labour Minister Kostis Hatzidakis stressed that "despite the backward-looking reactions, we are bringing a modern reform that should have progressed years ago."

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