Singapore and the Aging Workforce

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National News

"Parliament: Raise retirement age to 65, says NMP Arasu Duraisamy" The Straits Times (February 26, 2019)

"Parliament: Ng Chee Meng proposes new committee to support older workers" The Straits Times (May 15, 2018)

"Govt may extend re-employment age in two to three years' time: Dr Amy Khor" AsiaOne (March 9, 2015)

"Don't write off older workers, MPs say" The Straits Times (March 5, 2015)

"Jobs till 67 – will softly, softly approach work?" The Straits Times (November 10, 2014)

"More than 1,300 employers tapped grants to help older workers: Tan Chuan-Jin" Channel NewsAsia (November 3, 2014)

"Working after retirement a plus for most seniors" The Straits Times (October 17, 2014)

"Govt reviewing CPF policies for older workers: Tharman" The Straits Times (October 3, 2011)

"MOM studying more ways to help the unemployed" Today Online (October 3, 2011)

"Efforts to keep older workers employed show 'good results'" Today (May 2, 2011)

"Not cutting older worker's wages can boost firm's competitiveness" Today Online (April 18, 2011)

"A special bonus to help make ends meet" Today Online (February 19, 2011)

National Agencies

Age Management Resource Portal, jointly launched by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Workforce Development Agency (WDA), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF), to advance tripartite efforts in supporting the employment of our mature workers.

Council for Third Age promotes active aging, with a focus on lifelong learning, social gerontology and instilling optimism on senior employability.

Special Employment Credit home page.

National Data

Encouraging Public and Private Sector Organisations to Adopt Age-proof Workplaces Ministry of Manpower written response in parliament (November 3, 2014)

Re-employment of older workers Ministry of Manpower response in parliament (September 8, 2014)

Third Parties

HRM Asia Mature Workers