Singapore: Tripartite standard to encourage age-inclusive workplaces benefiting employees age 60 up launched

Author: Fann Sim, Channel NewsAsia, Published on: 27 April 2018

"New voluntary tripartite standard launched to make workplaces elderly-friendly", 27 April 2018

A tripartite standard that will encourage age-inclusive workplace practices was officially launched....

...[T]he Tripartite Standard on Age-Friendly Workplace Practices recognises a growing ageing workforce and the demand for age-inclusive workplaces. The standard will benefit older employees aged 60 and above.

Signatories to the voluntary standard are committed to being age-inclusive in areas such as selection and hiring, training, job redesign, salary increments and re-employment.

...Jobseekers can identify such employers by the tripartite standard’s logo.

...Second Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo...“The new standard will support older Singaporeans to work as long as they are willing and able to, in jobs that are safer and smarter in a work environment...."

 

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