Workplaces not ready for pension changes, says IBEC

Irish workplaces are not prepared for rule changes that will see the State pension age increase from 65 to 66 in 2014, said IBEC

5th April, 2012

Irish workplaces are not prepared for rule changes that will see the State pension age increase from 65 to 66 in 2014, said IBEC.

The Government needs to address the practical implementation issues to minimise the potential for difficulties arising for employers and workers, the employers’ body said.

"An increase in the average retirement age is unavoidable for a number of reasons, including to ensure that workers can expect an appropriate level of income in retirement and...

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