Wednesday September 23, 2020

Backing for plans to allow people to stay in work longer

Public service barriers to be reviewed amid pensions worries

12th August, 2016
Report says working age must keep pace with State pension age

The Government has agreed to implement recommendations made by an interdepartmental group set up to consider policies on retirement age in both the public and private sectors.

In line with one recommendation, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is to review, with public service employers, the barriers to extended participation in the public service workforce up to the age of entitlement to the State pension.

The group was set up to look at the...

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