Long hours, new work technologies among challenges faced by older workers in Singapore

Singapore raised the statutory age of retirement from 62 to 63, and the re-employment age from 67 to 68 on July 1, 2022. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Some older workers here have a tough time adjusting to new work processes and technologies, while others cannot put in long hours due to personal or health reasons.

Some are also worried that their supervisors favour their younger colleagues when it comes to job opportunities, according to a survey commissioned by The Sunday Times which polled 172 employed workers aged 60 and above last month.

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