Tag: retirement age
The Malaysian Employers Federation says a re-employment scheme similar to Singapore's might be useful.
The youth and sports minister says increasing the retirement age will also stand in the way of young employees climbing up the corporate ladder.
The workers' union questions Syed Saddiq's claim that vacancies left by retiring staff can be filled by youths.
He says raising the retirement age will block employment opportunities for the younger generation.
Youths will get a better chance, and SIPA director sees no urgency for raising the age after the last change in 2013.
Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran says any increase would benefit the country.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong confirms plans to raise the retirement age, though the details will be revealed in a speech on August 18.
Minister of Manpower Josephine Teo says a higher retirement age will motivate employers to prepare for an older workforce.
Bar president George Varughese says the 6-member apex court bench missed the opportunity to consider 4 questions raised.
The prime minister says he hopes to solve Malaysia's problems but 'won't be there for long'.
Parliament's lower house, the State Duma, approved Putin's proposal to soften the reform, raising the state pension age for women by five years to 60, instead of eight years to 63.
The Malaysian Employers Federation says incentives will encourage employers to recruit more young people with no work experience.
Russia's government may raise its retirement ages for men and women by five and eight years respectively.
Nearly 2.5 million people have also signed a petition calling on Putin not to go ahead with the plan.
This is because less educated workers may not be capable of working extra years.
Gopal Sri Ram says calling rule on retirement age for judges 'archaic' is dangerous as other provisions could then be questioned, taking country down 'slippery slope'.
The government is urged to work out a way in which employers can find retired people who can still work.
Allow flexible working hours and flexible workplaces for parents and older employees and also employment extension under contract.
Rohani Abdul Karim says study in line with the projection that Malaysia expects to achieve ageing population status by 2030, with 15.3% of the population being senior citizens.
Arifin Zakaria says judges are capable and mentally alert at age 70 and that judges in other countries are surprised that Malaysian judges retire at 66.
At 70, the judge may not have the adrenalin surges of a younger person, but it is the dexterity, wisdom and brainpower that we want, says Rais Yatim.
Chief Secretary considers as premature the proposal by Cuepacs to extend the retirement age of civil servants from 60 to 62.