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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/22/2004

More people oppose forced retirement

Winnipeg

— As the retirement-age cohort grows, so too does opposition to mandatory retirement. A survey conducted by Decima Research for the Investors Group in 2003, reveals one-third of Canadians believe mandatory retirement should be banned. A similar survey conducted seven years ago found just 20 per cent opposed mandatory retirement. Opposition is stronger among the over-50 demographic (39 per cent), while just one-quarter of those under 29 want to see the practice come to an end.

More people working past retirement

Ottawa