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What age limits are permissible in private pension schemes?

According to the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG – docket number: 3 AZR 69/12) a company´s private pension scheme may not exclude an employee´s entitlement to a private pension where the defined vesting period of ten years does not expire before the employee reaches the age of 55.    Age limits are allowed in general …

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