These changes will affect how pensions are calculated and will include ways to review the final pension amount depending on factors such as health, life expectancy, unemployment and sick leave allowance. This will result in a reduction of social security allowances, ensuring the viability of the pension system in the mid/long term. Although the EU is requesting a reform of the employment dismissal laws and the creation of "mini job" contracts for young workers, the Spanish government so far has resisted such reforms.