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Workers blast call to lift age of retirement

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Labour leaders and workers have rejected proposals to extend the retirement age of workers in the private sector from 55 to 60. 

They said such a scheme would delay old-age benefits which many workers are waiting to receive.

During a labour seminar on Tuesday, Ladda Damrikanlert, deputy secretary-general of the Foundation of Thai Gerontology Research and Development Institute, called for the retirement age of employees in the private sector to be raised to 60.

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