"Directly related to retirement," TEPCO president, the prime minister refused to cut pensions seek reconsideration
Masataka Shimizu, president of TEPCO's 13 Upper House Budget Committee, as the restructuring in order to secure funding for accident damages the first nuclear power plant in Fukushima, have come calls for a reduction in corporate pension and retirement to be "directly related to the problem at the moment not thinking retirement," he said showed the idea under consideration is not. Kenji Nakanishi (people) answered the questions.
In response, Prime Minister Naoto Kan of the committee later on pension savings "might be able convince the public that, please judge yourself Kichitto TEPCO," he said encouraged to reconsider the reduction.
Pension savings had been mentioned in the consideration of additional restructuring is a condition of receiving state support in the Release Notes liability issues. However, a reduction of about 30,000 employees and 6,000 active duty, you must obtain the consent of two-thirds of the 10,000 retirees who receive benefits.
Japan Airlines received public funds has become a major focus of strong criticism expensive pension be reduced, approximately 50% active, was cut by about 30% of retirees. TEPCO will also, may be the focus when determining the burden to the public at such rate increase.