December 19th, 2017The Cabinet on Tuesday approved an amendment to the law on the Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) to give recipients on a low pension who did not file for the allowance in 2014 an opportunity to do so by the end of 2018.
The bill will be sent to the House for consideration by urgent procedure.
The House Plenum will have an...
November 14th, 2017Lawmakers on Tuesday finished discussing a bill tabled by Akel that would scrap the time limit for applying for the pension bonus, also known as the “small cheque.”
The bill amends a law passed in 2014 which entitles low-income pensioners to the bonus provided they demonstrate that they are eligible.
The government determines...
May 13th, 2016THE Cabinet approved on Friday a €4.5m plan to increase the pension bonus, also known as the “small cheque” due to the size of the amount, granted to low-income pensioners.
Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou said this would mean someone receiving €150 a month would see an increase to €170.
Depending on the category the...
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