Ageism at work: '42% of employers believe there's an upper age limit for customer facing roles'
Every year thousands of skilled, experienced and dedicated Irish employees are told to go home on their 65th birthday. They’re done. Their working life is, to all intents and purposes, over.
It makes little difference if they would like to keep working or if they need to keep working because Irish law permits employers to force people out of their job through mandatory retirement clauses in their contracts.