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Age of retirement; National Games

2021-09-16

Age of retirement; National Games

2021-09-16
8:30am-9:15am: retirement ages

8:30am-9:00am: Cyrus Lau Hoi-man, registered nurse; officer of Hong Kong Allied Health Professionals and Nurses Association

8:30am-9:00am: Dr Pan Pey-chyou, Chairman of the Hong Kong Medical and Health Care Staff General Union

9:00am-9:15am: Vera Yuen, Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong

9:15am-9:30am: National Games

9:15am-9:30am: Yeung Tak-Keung, Commissioner for Sports


On Thursday's Backchat: Retirement ages; and the National Games.
It's being reported that the Hospital Authority plans to extend the retirement age for all staff from 60 to 65, in an attempt to retain manpower.
It is said employees will have still have the option to retire at 60 if they prefer, and the new arrangement will not affect their career prospects.
The proposal could be discussed at the authority's board meeting on September 23.
What do you think of the plan? Would this help to solve the shortage of medical staff? And what about staff in other sectors, both public and private?
Should there be a standard retirement age, across the working population? 
After 9:15am, we’re discussing the National Games as Hong Kong now has three medals already. Can we expect more?

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