EU tells Italy to hike retirement age for women

BRUSSELS - (APINTL) The European Commission called on Italy to make an immediate change to rules that allow female civil servants to retire far earlier than their male co-workers. Italian men working in public administration can retire at 65, while women can currently retire at 60. Italy is slowly...

France to raise retirement age from 60 to 62

PARIS - (APINTL) France will raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 in 2018 in an effort to get the country's spiraling public finances under control, the labor minister said Wednesday. Eric Woerth called the measure already strongly opposed by the opposition Socialist Party and labor unions a...