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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Shamsuddin said MEF neither opposed nor supported the proposal to raise the mandatory retirement age, but instead encouraged employees and employers alike to work beyond the current limit of 60.
He vowed to investigate and expose all those cheating the system by refusing to go after achieving the mandatory retirement age.
Carpio, who served as the acting chief justice after Teresita Leonardo-de Castro vacated the post when she reached the mandatory retirement of 70.
Through lawyer Waweru Gatonye, KRA defended the move and the subsequent extension, for another on year, through a circular issued by head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua.In a circular dated February 27 2018 titled Terms of service for State Corporations chief executive officers, Mr Kinyua scrapped the age and term limits, allowing the top civil servants to work beyond the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
Compared with most of the pension eligibility rules in the West, the mandatory retirement policy in China leads to a larger change in retirement probability.
"Mandatory retirement is simply age discrimination, forcing someone out of a job because they've reached some arbitrary age set by their employer."
The ballot measure's supporters say the mandatory retirement age is discriminatory, and that it harms the judiciary by getting rid of experienced, knowledgeable judges.
American Airlines has honored more than 200 employees celebrating at least 45 years of service and 35 or more years for pilots due to the mandatory retirement age, the company said.
They noted that at present, the mandatory retirement age for the police and the AFP is 56 while other government employees still need to work for more years (65 years old as mandatory retirement age).
it may be difficult, if not impossible, to demonstrate that mandatory retirement at a fixed age, without regard to individual capacity, may be validly imposed..."
This case study is presented to address an important issue for research universities: with faculty members 60 years of age or older holding onto their positions, "shielded" by the lack of an age for mandatory retirement, younger people may be "kept off the academic ladder." Porter uses his own "retirement career" to ask whether there might be "win-win" semi-retirement options that would free up opportunities for the recruitment of young faculty while at the same time enabling senior faculty to remain productive and engaged.
Selectmen voted 3-1-1, with Selectman Francis King, board chairman, recusing himself and Selectman Brian Ashmankas opposed, to schedule a special meeting to vote on petitioning the Legislature and the governor for a home-rule exemption to the state's mandatory retirement age of 65 for public safety officers.

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