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    • Israeli Socialist
    • 28.04.13 | 06:03 (IDT)

    A UN report a few years ago stated that work was the main cause of illness in the western world. So forcing people to stay longer at work will be detriment to their health. Put more of a strain on the health services stretched as it is. Israel was the first country to raise the retirement ages for men, and women by two years from the long established 60 for women, and 65 for men to 62,& 67 respectively virtually over night. In the UK it will also be raised to these levels, but 0nly in 2015. Once we were slaves in Egypt, now we are work slaves in our own country!

    from the article: Retirement age for women will stay at 62, Lapid now says
    First published 00:55 28.04.13 | Last updated 00:55 28.04.13
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