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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/30/2006

Saskatchewan bans forced retirement

Regina — Saskatchewan has introduced a bill to amend the Human Rights Code to abolish mandatory retirement. The current code lets employers force workers to retire at 65. Likewise, collective agreements will not be able to specify a retirement age. Exempted are occupations where advancing age relates to the ability to perform the job, such as firefighters and police officers.

EI premiums to fall