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Troubling questions about the pay cut for re-employed retired teachers: by: Lisa Li/ From January 2012 onwards,

Troubling questions about the pay cut for re-employed retired teachers: by: Lisa Li/ From January 2012 onwards,

From January 2012 onwards, based on the Tripartite Guidelines on Re-employment of Older Employees issued in March 2010, all teachers retiring at age 62 will be offered employment up to age 65 – but with a pay cut of up to 30% of their last drawn salaries . According to the Ministry of Education (MOE), this is a good thing. “More than 250 retiring teachers in the next two years are expected to benefit from the re-employment framework,” said Mr Lu Cheng Yang, Director of Personnel, MOE. The only way I can make sense of Mr Lu’s statement would be to assume that the “more than 250 retiring teachers” would not have been offered re-employment at all, or would have suffered a bigger pay cut, if not for this new re-employment framework. Still, even without these re-employment guidelines, there are already “more than 600 retired teachers serving as contract adjunct teachers today “...

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