JTUM Wants Retirement Age To Be Left At 60

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JTUM Wants Retirement Age To Be Left At 60

The Joint Trade Union Movement is asking the government to leave the retirement age at 60.

This is one of several budget suggestions it made ahead of Monday’s presentation of the national budget.

JTUM is asking for the government to increase in the minimum wage, a decrease in fuel prices and forgoing the implementation of the property tax ahead of Monday’s national budget.

Representatives of the joint trade unions shared the proposals recently when they met with the opposition United National Congress.

Speaking at a recent news briefing, General Secretary of JTUM, Ozzi Warwick, says  the proposals  have been sent to the Ministry of Finance.

The proposals were developed after input received from the JTUM, the National Trade Union Centre and the Federation of Independent Trade Unions and NON-Governmental Organizations.