Retirement Age

  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state Labour...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state Labour...
  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly raises retirement age of government employees to 60 June 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill amending the AP Public Employment (Regulation of Age of Superannuation) Act, 1984, enhancing retirement age of government employees to 60 years from 58. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the amendment Bill in the House and requested the members...
  • Omar for enhancement of retirement age of employees to 60 years June 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on tuesday announced his intention to enhance the retirement age of state government employees from 58 to 60 years. "Omar on Tuesday afternoon announced his intention to enhance the retirement age of employees from 58 to 60 years, and the upper age limit...
  • SC rejects PIL on retirement age of judges, asks petitioner to approach Govt October 7, 2013

    The Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to entertain a PIL seeking its direction to Centre to increase retirement age of judges of trial courts, High Courts and Supreme Court saying that it is for the government to take a decision. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said that the...
  • J&K: Two-day strike by trade union affects work in govt offices September 10, 2013

    Work in government offices in Jammu and Kashmir was severely affected on Tuesday due to the two-day strike called by the employees' trade union to press for their demands including enhancing the retirement age from 58 to 60 years. Most of the government offices were locked out while attendance in some...
  • Kerala govt raises retirement age to 56 March 19, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Monday raised the retirement age of state government employees to 56 years from the existing 55. Finance Minister KM Mani made the announcement in this regard while presenting the state Budget for the current fiscal. The announcement, however, sparked protests from opposition LDF...
  • French Senate finally pass the pension reforms bill October 27, 2010

    Paris: The French Senate has finally passed the ambitious pension reforms bill, which will raise retirement age from 60 to 62. The bill now goes to the lower house for approval on Wednesday. However, there is still no sign of the anti-reforms strike ending. The protests have taken a huge...
  • Hillary Clinton sued over age discrimination September 19, 2009

    Washington: US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton and the State Department are being sued by a diplomat who claims she was discriminated against because of her age. Lawyers for Elizabeth Colton filed a suit on Friday in US District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that Clinton and the...
  • Worried over retirement age, AIIMS docs upset with Govt January 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences now have one more reason to be angry with Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss – a delay in the notification for an increase in the retirement age from 62 to 65 years. The Cabinet approval to raise the retirement...
  • AIIMS Bill gets Presidential assent, becomes law November 30, 2007

    New Delhi: The controversial Bill fixing the age limit of 65 years for the AIIMS Director, seen as a move to ease out incumbent P Venugopal, received Presidential assent on Friday. President Pratibha Patil signed the AIIMS (Amendment) Bill, 2007, two days after Parliament passed the measure amidst stiff opposition from...
  • Retirement age of PSU employees raised by 2 years July 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to raise the retirement age of the employees of profit-making Central Public Sector Enterprises from 58 to 60 years. The ministers of the administrative of the respective companies would be empowered to approve the proposals of CPSEs to enhance the...
  • Centre hikes DA, pensioners' relief June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday announced a six per cent hike in Dearness Allowance for its employees, raising it to 35 per cent from 29 per cent . The increase will come into effect retrospectively from January this year. At the same time, the government also announced dearness relief...