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# Mandatory retirement age

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# Mandatory retirement age
Public servants will be able to work until 70 under new Bill
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue believes that the Bill reflects the fact that people are living longer and feel they have more to contribute in later life.
Ageism at work: '42% of employers believe there's an upper age limit for customer facing roles'
But the solution to stereotyping is not simply to keep increasing the pension age, writes Justin Moran.
A mandatory retirement age is discriminatory. It just doesn't make sense in a changing Ireland
Age Action’s Justin Moran argues that as people live longer lives, it is time to remove barriers preventing older people from working.