SSC to increase pensions of retirees by JD4.7

Director of the Social Security Cooperation (SSC) Hazem Al-Rahahleh said on Tuesday, at present, the SSC’s funds are not in danger, stressing however that measures must be taken to ensure that the st
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AMMAN — The Social Security Corporation (SSC) announced that will increase its pensions by JD4.7 for eligible retirees.اضافة اعلان

The increase is linked to the annual growth rate of the average wages of the insured from the previous year. Aligning with annual inflation rates and wage increases, the growth rate in average wages of the insured between 2021 and 2022 reached 1.3 percent, while the inflation rate for the past year was 4.23 percent.

The increase will be distributed equally to all retirees who are entitled, regardless of their salaries.

Who is affectedThe increase affects male retirees who have completed the age of 60 and age 55 for female retirees.

Also included are salaries for total and partial natural disability, regardless of age, total injury disability salary, and the retirement pension for natural death or as a result of work injury.

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