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Unemployed After Working Over Pension Age - Right to Paro?

If you´re let go after working on a contract as pensioner, you´re not entitled unemployment benefits ´paro´ or unemployment subsidy ´subsidio´ if you´re already in receipt of a full contributive state pension, but the upside is that if you informed the INSS correctly when you began working as pensioner, you weren´t charged the ´paro-component´ of the social security contributions either.

If you were in receipt of a UK pension, this wasn´t cut while you were working, but if in receipt of a Spanish contributive pension, the status quo (March 2018) is that you were cut 50%, so when your job ends, you will be able to receive 100% again, but no ´paro´ unemployment benefits on top of that.

If you didn´t have enough work history to be entitled to a contributive state pension, but were receiving or would now be entitled to a non-contributive pension instead, you will still be able to claim and enjoy your full paro entitlement first.

Info from Social Security Website.

Please note: The information provided is based upon our understanding of current legislation. It is not legal advice but is provided freely to enable you to be properly informed. We recommend that if you are considering taking action, you should seek professional advice.

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