Proposed revision to allow security firms to hire seniors

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/01
By: Wen Kui-hsiang and S.C. Chang

Taipei, May 1 (CNA) A legislative committee approved a draft amendment on Monday

(CNA file photo)

that would allow security providers to hire people up to 70 years of age, a move seen as potentially increasing employment opportunities but also leading to exploitation.

The proposal passed by the Legislature’s Internal Administration Committee also retained a clause requiring private security guards and other security personnel to be at least 20 years of age.

The existing law does not allow private security guards to work beyond the age of 65.   [FULL  STORY]

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