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G20 labor ministers call for elderly-friendly working environment

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What? Shouldn't the idea be retirement? Not working untill death. Now that as it used to be was the goal in life. Not working adnausaum. Shifting the goal posts is not a good sign for the future.

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safe and healthy working environment for elderly people as their countries'

It's not about to create environment so those elders be able to work, is about to save pension scheme. Especially when you see pension system is not working anymore since in lot of countries they having less young people in your workforce to contribute to pension fund.

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Guess I'll be riding that packed subway to work into my 80's then I can rightfully use the silver seats.

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Japan already has an elderly-friendly working environment. The elderly are always in charge. Every young person I know complains about how elderly employees impede progress and make their working lives unbearable.

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Seen from the perspective of corporations, the government, Keidanren and similar organizations, the little people are "human resources", with all that that implies...

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The elderly are always in charge. Every young person I know complains about how elderly employees impede progress and make their working lives unbearable.

Elderly employees sometimes stick using decades old mindset and work cultures while these days things can change in faster way. Those young employee just got caught between middle of it.

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