Changing age discrimination laws raise retirement issues for employers
Age is one of the nine grounds of discrimination outlawed by the employment legislation
The concept of retirement has fundamentally changed in recent years and many people’s perceptions have yet to fully catch up.
Recent legislative developments since January 1, 2016, have reformed the longstanding tradition of using retirement as a tool to lawfully manage the exit of workers from the workforce.
Where workplace retirement policies fail to keep up with the tidal wave of legislative modernisation, employers may encounter significant issues in its aftermath.
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