PM's MAY DAY RALLY
Re-employment age will be raised eventually: PM
Move now being negotiated by unions, employers and Government
Published on May 2, 2014 6:11 AM
Older workers who want to work beyond the age of 65 will eventually be able to do so under the law.
The Government's "ultimate objective is to amend the Retirement and Re-employment Act ... but this takes time", said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
It was the clearest indication yet by the Government of an extension of the re-employment age.
The move is being negotiated by the unions, employers and the Government, and PM Lee said the authorities are "fully supporting" the discussions.
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