Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2019-03-12 | HKEJ

High insurance premium: The hurdle of elderly employment

To encourage the elderly to re-enter the job market, it requires efforts of the entire society to eliminate age discrimination and create a favourable environment for elderly employment. However, the difficulties in purchasing employees’ compensation insurance for old-aged employees may hinder employers from hiring the elderly, even if they would like to do so. 

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.