- 5 Aug 2015 9:00 AM
Any move to bring the retirement rules in line with those for women would necessitate tax rises, he said.
The opposition Socialists recently voiced support for a trade union referendum initiative to allow men— as women can currently do—to retire after 40 years of employment.
“The whole thing hasn’t been thought through; it is dishonest and wrongheaded,” Parragh said.
Asked about the drop in the number of companies by 20,000-22,000 in the past two years, Parragh said this was part of a natural purging of the economy, as the businesses in question were not active, and this process would continue.