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Listen: ESRI Suggests Increasing Retirement Age To 70

: 09/13/2017 - 18:10

People could be forced to work until 70 to get their state pension - under a new proposal.

The ESRI says its one way of protecting the economy but critics like Age Action say it could have serious health implications for workers - especially those who do physically demanding jobs.

Gerry Moriarty from the Irish Association of Pension Funds isn't convinced its a good move:

NEWSTALK174428.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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