Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters
Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters
China economy

Chinese workers fear job discrimination will rise under plans to increase mandatory retirement age

  • Workplace bias is already widely considered a problem in China’s labour market, and letting people work longer could make finding and keeping a job even more difficult
  • Older employees in white-collar private jobs could end up forced out of long-held roles, especially as competition for jobs among new university graduates intensifies every year

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Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters
Beijing says that it will “gradually” increase China’s mandatory retirement ages that have been unchanged for 70 years. Photo: Reuters
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