Labour Minister supports higher retirement age in Guyana

  • Published on: Sep 24, 2021 - 2:14 PM
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Labour Minister supports higher retirement age in Guyana By Kurt Campbell kurt@newsroom.gy While many countries around the world, including the United Kingdom and the United States, have taken steps in recent years to increase the retirement age to roughly 65 years, Guyana’s retirement age in the Public Service remains at 55. There have been calls in the last five years for it to be moved upwards but there has been some reluctance by authorities to heed the call. On Thursday, in the clearest signal yet from the Irfaan Ali led government, Minister of Labour Joseph Hamilton said he supports moves in that direction, calling for a national conversatio …
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