Will the Covid-19 pandemic derail plans to raise retirement and re-employment ages in Singapore?

From July 1 next year, older workers will be able to continue to work longer if they wish.
From July 1 next year, older workers will be able to continue to work longer if they wish.PHOTO: ST FILE

Five days a week, Mr Jimmy Lee works eight-hour shifts as a security officer, patrolling and ensuring the security of the building housing a multinational company.

At 68, he is still fit and chose to continue working at Security & Risk Solutions (SRS), a security agency, even though he has surpassed the statutory re-employment age of 67.

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