B.C. ends mandatory retirement

Seniors needed to fill 1 million new jobs in next decade
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 05/31/2007

British Columbia has introduced legislation that sweeps mandatory retirement out of the way. As of Jan. 1, 2008, British Columbians over the age of 65 will have the option to keep working.

“We recognize the wealth of skills and experience that mature workers can contribute to services, businesses, government and our economy,” said Attorney General Wally Oppal.