Union alliance MASZSZ proposes 15 percent pension increase
MASZSZ leader Robert Zlati said in a statement that the government’s calculation of a 4.5 percent pension hike for 2023 had been “either deliberately wrong or grossly incorrect”. The raise should have come to 6.1 percent, he said.
After consulting pension experts, the alliance demands a 15 percent increase from next January, to keep abreast of inflation, he said.
Low-income pensioners will need a one-time subsidy because “Hungary has seen the fastest food price hikes in the European Union, burdening pensioners at a time when utility costs are also growing drastically,” Zlati said.