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Government must use Equality Bill to scrap default retirement age

The impact the recession is having on the workforce is clear; many employers have been forced to make redundancies or pay cuts to survive. And there is growing evidence that some workers are being hit particularly hard.

Research by Age Concern and Help the Aged found that a quarter of people aged over 50 thought their age would see them forced out of a job if their employer decided to reduce staff numbers.

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July 10, 2009

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