14 January 2021, text: Priska Schnell, photo: istock, Helvetia
OASI (retirement) and IV (disability) pensions will be adjusted as at 1 January 2021 to reflect inflation, increasing by 0.80 percent. The maximum basic retirement pension and the full disability pension will increase from 28,440 to CHF 28,680 francs. Widow’s and widower’s pensions, orphan’s pensions and children’s pensions will also rise, as will the OASI and IV attendance allowance and the supplementary benefit covering basic necessities.
The introduction of paternity leave will cause LEC contributions to rise by 0.05 percentage points.
The LOB minimum interest rate remains unchanged at 1%.
In parallel with the increase in OASI retirement pensions, the limiting amounts for occupational benefits will also be raised. The overview below shows the amounts applicable as from 1 January 2021.