November 22, 2015
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs announced the distribution of the grant (100) thousand dinars monthly for retired workers with their own books for the months (November and December) over the next ten days.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Ammar Menem in a statement the agency of our economy news received a copy of the ministry will be distributed workers grant retirees amounting to one hundred thousand dinars per month, with their pensions for the months (November and December) over the next ten days, and by three hundred thousand dinars as calculated monthly, starting from 01/10/2015 Grant, noting that this grant came at the calendar reality of living for workers, the fact that the average pension for a worker up to 130 to 200 000 dinars, and this is not commensurate with the living conditions and the needs of this category, which are classified into (aging, disability and back).
He added that the Council of Ministers approved the ministry's request to grant retired workers grant is based on Article 3 ((of the Constitution to support the elderly in retirement and disease in order to support the private sector and activating the labor market until the issuance of the law of retirement and social security for workers who would re-edit worker's wage rate which built upon the pension even be close to the pension to the government sector.
He explained that this decision is the message from the government to support the private sector and to guide workers and citizens to the private sector, pointing out that this grant was previously found in the budgets of 2012 and 2013, but has stalled due to lack of budget in 2014 as well as the financial crisis in 2015 as the cause of suffering to the category of workers retirees, especially since the Department of pension and social security for workers fall under the self-financing departments.
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