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LOWER RETIREMENT AGE OF TEACHERS TO 60 — ESCUDERO

In support of the government’s plan to reorganize and streamline the bureaucracy, Senator Chiz Escudero has refiled a bill that seeks to lower the compulsory retirement age of employees of the Department of Education (DepEd) from 65 years old to 60 years old. Enrolled as Senate Bill (SB) No. 58, Escudero said that the proposed […]

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HOUSE OKS BILL LOWERING GOV’T RETIREMENT AGE – CASTRO

The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved on third and final reading a measure lowering the optional retirement age of government employees from 60 to 56. With 192 affirmative votes, zero negative votes, and no abstention, the chamber passed House Bill 5509, which seeks to amend Section 13-A of Republic Act 8291, otherwise known as […]