TITLE

Labour would scrap retirement age policy

AUTHOR(S)
Stevens, Michelle
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
People Management;1/28/2010, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that the Liberal Democratic Party of Great Britain has tabled a bid in the House of Lords to fast-track the abolition of the British government's default retirement age (DRA) of 65 in support of the Labour Party's move for massive policy change in the employment sector. Harriet Harman, Labour Party deputy leader, described the DRA as arbitrary and does not bear any relation to people's ability to work. It points out that older workers have more experience and can serve to train younger members of a staff.
ACCESSION #
48077324

 

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