Saturday 17 February 2018

Raising retirement age won't work for majority

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There used to be a popular bumper sticker that declared: "I didn't ask to be old, I was drafted."

Now it would appear that the Government is intent on making sure that a job for life means pretty much that.

The revelation that the retirement age for all public servants is to be extended by one year to 66 speaks to economic necessity, in that our pensions bill is €7.2bn.

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