Group to discuss issues faced by older workers

As Singaporeans are living longer, people will spend a longer time in retirement and so will need to save more during their working years, said Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo.
As Singaporeans are living longer, people will spend a longer time in retirement and so will need to save more during their working years, said Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

With Singaporeans living longer and standards of living improving, there is a need to relook the issue of whether they have enough to retire on, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo.

A work group set up to address this and other issues faced by older workers will meet for the first time this week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2018, with the headline 'Group to discuss issues faced by older workers'. Print Edition | Subscribe