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Panellists discuss ways to help older workers : Feedback gathered by workgroup shows idea of retirement age remains relevant

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The concept of a retirement age and re-employment age is still relevant, based on feedback gathered by a workgroup looking at policies for older workers.

While every older worker would want to continue to enjoy the same wages and benefits as long as they are working, this must be balanced with ensuring that they remain employable and companies remain competitive, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Manpower Low Yen Ling said yesterday.

"If the view of the employers is such that the ...