Retirement Age


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Retirement Age

The age at which a person is expected to retire. The retirement age varies from country to country (and even company to company), but tends to be between 55 and 70.
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Hence, the need to reduce the retirement age for this group of workers as well," said Cosalan.
An important component of a change to promote sustainable solvency should be raising the full retirement age with a provision for additional raises if life expectancy after full retirement age continues to increase.
It is true that the Government is in the process of equalising the state retirement age for men and women at age 65 and this will increase to 66 by 2020, 67 by 2028 and 68 thereafter.
Angelov told Darik Radio on Saturday adding that the Defense Minister will be unable to dismiss members of the military with than 27 years of service unless they have reached the specified retirement age.
The company reportedly caused some resentment from its unions by proposing that the retirement age should be increased as a way of reducing the deficit.
As an example, if you opt to begin your benefits at 62 and your full retirement age is 66, you will be drawing your benefit four years--or 48 months--early Your payment would then be about 75% of your full benefit.
Currently, firms can set whatever retirement age they like, with many people stopping work at 60 or even younger.
8 million people over the state retirement age are expected to still be working in 2020, according to Saga.
BRIAN Cowen yesterday said the retirement age will be raised - but not just yet.
But workers below the normal retirement age will receive 90 per cent of their entitlement, up to a maximum of pounds 28,742.
Justin says: The law on age discrimination was introduced last year and introduced, among other things, a default retirement age of 65 which is the standard retirement age unless there is agreement to the contrary.
UNION leaders yesterday announced support for a series of changes to the pensions of workers at telecoms giant BT, including a raised retirement age and higher contributions.